Does anyone have information on ancestors of Newman Alexander, b. York Co. SC or Rutherford Co. NC in 1795, who m. Catherine "Caty" Carpenter in 1820?I have located Newman in 1820 and 1830 census in Rutherford Co. NC, and in deeds records as having received land from John Alexander in 1835.I am guessing that John was his father, and that he died around 1835, but that's nothing but a guess.John Alexander is present in the 1810 Rutherford census, but not in the 1800 or 1790, or the 1820.
I am related to Newman Alexander and Catherine Carpenter through their daughter Nancy Alexander who m. Richard Wright, their daughter Sarah Jane Wright who m. James Monroe McSwain, and their son John Lawson McSwain who was my grandfather.
Other messages in this forum suggest that this same Newman Alexander also married Eve Weaver Harris (relict of Valentine Harris?) in 1850, presumably after the death of Catherine.
If anyone has anything to offer, it will be more appreciated that you can imagine.Many thanks.