List, In Mecklenburg Co., NC on 08 March 1806 Ezekiel Alexander married Patsey (Martha) Robison, Ozni or Ozwold Alexander bondsman and on 01 January 1819, Adlai L. Alexander married Nancy Roberson, James Dickson bondsman.By 1840, Ezekiel was living in the 5th C. D. of Hardin County Tennessee and Adlai was living in the 11th C. D. of said county and state.
In 1850, Adlai was living in the 12th C. D. of Hardin County. 21-21 A. L. Alexander59 NC Nancy57 NC James H.30 NC Robert W.28 NC Joseph Rasberry25 GA Pamelia21 NC Elizabeth1 TN
On August 6, 1849, Ezekiel Alexander bought 200 acres of land in Hardin Co. in the Cerro Gordo community which included the Harmony Church and Cemetery.Ezekiel died of Typhoid in may of 1850 at age 72.In the 1850 census of Hardin County Tennessee, his wife Martha is enumerated in the household of her brother, William A. Robinson.
84-84 William A. Robinson 58 NC 2nd C. D. Dorcas55 NC Martha Alexander 64 NC
Martha died in 1858 according to the Harmony Cumberland Presbyterian Church Book.
Ezekiel and Adlai Alexander lived only a few miles apart, but on opposite sides of the Tennessee River. Does any one know the relationship between Ezekiel and Adlia?
I am a descendent of William T. and Ruth Lacefield Alexander.William was a son of Ezekiel and Martha.