Some Alexander Death Notices

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  This is part of an occasional series in which  I process information from a book called Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Asheville, N. C. Newspapers 1840-1870 An Index. I consulted this book  last year at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  I have lots of people from in and around Asheville, so […]

Some Alexander Marriage Notices

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Last week, I wrote about a book I found at the Family History Library called Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Asheville, N. C. Newspapers 1840-1870 An Index. I took photos of 24 pages with surnames of interest to me.  I’m going through page by page and analyzing the information found.  Page 1 includes Alexanders.1  […]

On this date. . .the 29th of January

Births Reverend William Austin Ellis was born in 1822 in North Carolina. Syble Alice Viola (Roberts) Kilgore was born in 1895 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Rhoda (Cunningham) Alexander died in 1848 in Buncombe County, North Carolina (currently believed to be my 4th great-grandmother). George W. Lytle died in 1858 in McDowell County, North Carolina. […]

On this date. . .the 15th of August

Births Margaret (Bushart) Barringer was born in 1742 in Newton, North Carolina. Rhoda (Cunningham) Alexander was born in 1763 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (my 4th-great-grandmother). John Wesley Ellis was born in 1847. Robert Daniel Mathis was born in 1852. Columbus P. Hemphill was born in 1857. Cora Lee (Fouts) Kendrick was born in 1881 in […]

August Birthdays

Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in August: Agnes Kattermann, 9x-great-grandmother, born 20 Aug 1634. William Garrett, 7x-great-grandfather, born 21 Aug 1643 in Leicestershire, Darby, England. Johans Philip Dellinger, 7x-great-grandfather, born 24 Aug 1706 in Oberacker, Kraichtal, Baden-Wurtemberg. Rhoda Cunningham, 4x-great-grandmother, born 15 Aug 1763 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Maud Angeline Whitener, […]