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John ALEXANDER

Male 1732 - 1795  (63 years)


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  • Name John ALEXANDER 
    Born 1732  , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "a native of Pennsylvania" -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Gender Male 
    Residence , , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "John Alexander and his son James were members of the first company of white men to settle in the present western part of North Carolina." -> History of South Carolina

    Residence Bef 1776  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He "lived in Rowan County, North Carolina. . ." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Residence Abt 1776  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    settled on Crowder's Creek near King's Mountain 
    Residence Abt 17841785  Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bee Tree 
    Residence Abt 17801790  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "He acquired land and was in Buncombe County for probably ten or fifteen years before he and his son Thomas relocated again, this time to a land grant on the Harpeth River, near Nashville, Tennessee." -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Residence Abt 1790  , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    settled on Harpeth River 
    Died 1795  , Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Harpeth River, TN -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Person ID I1609  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2013 

    Family Rachel DAVIDSON,   b. 1730, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, , Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Y  [3, 5
    • *[John Alexander] "married Rachel Davidson, sister to Major William Davidson and Samuel Davidson." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
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      "Rachel who married John Alexander" -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Children 
    +1. James ALEXANDER, Sr.,   b. 23 Dec 1756, Buffalo Creek, Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1844, Bee Tree Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Thomas ALEXANDER,   b. 1770,   d. 14 Oct 1854, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Mary ALEXANDER,   b. 4 Jul 1778, , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1869, , Robertson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Asheville and Buncombe County, accessed; 11 May 2011; 150-151; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S358] History of South Carolina, vol. 4, accessed; 11 May 2011; 257; this book was co-authored by a historian, but does not include source citations (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S359] Asheville and Buncombe County, accessed; 11 May 2011; 151; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S508] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - John Alexander (203), p. 134 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S510] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - General John and Mary (Morrison) Davidson (304), pp. 189-190 (Reliability: 2).