Seeking information on William Alexander, born about 1807, TN. Birthplace and parents unknown. Wayne Co., IN, 11/24/1828, William Alexander married Mary Miller.
BLM Land Patent Report: Signature date 1834, William Alexander purchases land in Henry Co., IN. Home of record, Wayne Co., IN Signature date 1835, William Alexander purchases land in Henry Co., IN (same township as above.) Home of record, Preble Co., OH ( Wayne Co., IN was once part of Preble Co., OH prior to becoming a state)
1850 Census Henry Co., IN: William Alexander, M43, born in TN Mary, F41, born in VA Melinda, F17, born in IN Mary Ann, F16, born in IN Christine, F14, born in IN James, M13, born in IN
James Alexander married Ellen Alspaugh/Alspaw, Henry Co., IN on 08/26/1854. They had only 2 children, William (born abt. 1856) and Leonadus (born 1858) before James went off to the Civil War. James died at the Battle of Cedar Creek, Middleton, VA on 10/22/1865.