I'm looking for info on my forefather, ALEXANDER P. CROWDER.I'll share what I have now. If anyone recognizes him please let me know. Thank you.
Hester Ann Gant applied for a Pension for a Widow of a Confederate Widow. Hester A. Gant Petersburg Va. 68 yo born in Dinwiddie Co, VA Husband's full name Alexander P. Crowder; married Jan. 5, 1881 at Church Road, Dinwiddie Co., VA by Rev. Hosea Crowder. He died May 18, 1887 of Pneumonia. After his death I married T.J.Gant in 1892. Thos. J. Gant died Feb 8, 1928. [Physician, Dr. Nixon said, " a complication of diseases and old age"] Crowder was in the Infantry 59th, Virginia, Company G, University Guards. His immediate superior officers were J.P.Crane and R.C.Overby. A.P. Crowder surrendered with Gen. RE Lee's Army April 9, 1865 at Appomattox C.H.Va. She owned $600. in real estate. [ This record is at the Va State Library in Richmond, VA]
1850 United States Federal Census about Alexander P Crowder Name: Alexander P Crowder Age: 17 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833 Birth Place: Virginia Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Northern District, Dinwiddie, Virginia Family Number: 224 Household Members: Name.....Age Caroline Crowder 40Value of real estate $ 422;All born in Virginia Robert B Crowder 19 Alexander P Crowder 17 Minerva A Crowder 16 Coleman Crowder 13 Silas Ford 39