Searching for J. L. Alexander, wife Mary Ann McElroy.1900 census has parents of J. L. born in N.C.He was born in TN.
CENSUS: Christmasville, Carroll County, Tn. Federal Census 1900, Civil District No. 3, Enumerated 21 June 1900 by W. J. Fuqua 375Alexander, J. L. 52MWFarmerTNNCNC Mary A.47FWTNKYTN James P.23MWStudentTNTNTN Martha E.20FWTNTNTN Claudia L.18FWTNTNTN Mary O.15FWTNTNTN William P.12MW Farm LaborerTNTNTN Robert W.10MW"TNTNTN Joseph6MWTNTNTN
Additionally, I have found two other children of J.L. and Mary Alexander:
Ruth Alexander who married John Gardner.She died in 1942.
Walter Alexander, Professor in Fair Hope, Alabama.
I have the descendants of Robert W. Alexander.This is the line I'm researching.
If anyone has information on the actual name of J. L. Alexander and/or his ancestors please reply.All I know is that in obituaries he is listed as Joe, and Joseph.One researcher has him listed as Joseph Lossen (Lawson).Of his ancestry, all I know is that his parents were born in North Carolina.
Of his children, I have the following information:
Robert W. Alexander is Robert Walker Alexander.He moved to Lake Charles Louisiana. He married Roberta Holmes.
William P. Alexander is William Polk Alexander.He moved to Dyersburg, Dyer County, TN.
Either Martha or Claudia was married to Burch Atkins.
Mary O. Alexander is Mary Opal Alexander.She married Sidney Clyde Brummitt.
Joseph Alexander is Joseph McElroy Alexander.He moved to Austin, TX.
Ruth Alexander was 68 when she died on Aug 4, 1942 in TN.She lived in Blooming Grove, TN until 1894.She was married to John Gardener May 12, 1897.She had atleast two daughters:Mrs. Howard Mann and Miss Mary Gardner.
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