Samuel Alexander, son of Samuel Alexander and Mary Alexander, was born sep 25,1825,in butler Oh. His parents moved to Indiana in 1836 and settled near Crawfordsville, where Samuel and his father worked together until the latter's death in 1848. In 1848 they moved to Tippecanoe County, and then to warren county, When Samuel had purchased 80 acres, to which he added until he owned 480 acres, and went into stock raising; his mother remained with him until her death in 1857.In 1856 he married miss Elizabeth Hargreaves, daughter of John and Betty hargreaves.a native of England. From which union sprang ten children (three often) (james h,) (tilla lutes)and (opal vio).In 1872 Mr. Alexander sold his farm and came to this township, where, in partnership with Mr. Fowler. HE PURCHASED 2000 ACRES of land and they have since added 2000 more, having 4000 in common. They raise only sufficient grain for their stock, most of which is raised by renters, and purchased therefrom. Their sales of stock average 40,000 annually. Except the allowance to Mr. Alexander for his labor of supervision. The profits are divided. Mr. Alexander is a republican, and a public-spirited citizen, and benevolent gentleman. Mrs. Alexander is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and is likewise a charitable and estimable lady.