I am seeking living direct descendants of Cyrus ALEXANDER (b.1805 PA, d.1872 CA) marr. (1844 at Sutter's Ft Sacramento) Rufina LUCERO (b. 1830, d. 1908).Cyrus was a noted settler and land-owner in Sonoma Co CA preceding statehood.
Cyrus' great niece, Josephine ALEXANDER SPOON, was my great grandmother. I have Josephine's 19th century carte-de-visite photo album and I would like to locate living descendants of Cyrus and Rufina ALEXANDER to share some of these old family photographs.
Cyrus and Rufina's children included: 1. William ALEXANDER (b.1845 CA, d.1867 at sea) never married. 2. Margaret ALEXANDER (b.1847, d.?) marr. (30 Jul 1868 Sonoma Co CA) William MULLIGAN (b. 1838 MO, d.?). 3. Ellen ALEXANDER (b.1848 CA, d.1856). 4. Jane ALEXANDER (b.1850 CA, d.1852). 5. Henry ALEXANDER (b.1852,d.1869). 6. Joseph A. ALEXANDER (. 1855/6 CA, d.?) marr. Kate TURNER (b. 1857 CA, d.1909). 7. Albert T. ALEXANDER (b.1856 CA,d.1858 CA). 8. Caroline ALEXANDER (b. 1860, d.?) marr. Maranus STREINING (b.1860, d.?) 9. Thomas ALEXANDER (b.1864 CA, d.1934) marr. Hattie Anna PATRICK (b. 1877 CA, d.?). 10. George Cyrus ALEXANDER (b. 1869 CA, d.?) marr. Nellie Maude SARGINSSON (b. 1874 IA, d.?)