Alexander & Lucy Leathers VA.-MO
John Leathers of Orange Co. had a son William who married Nancy Finnell. I am searching for information of Wm's son Alexander Leathers b. abt 1794 Orange Co. VA. He married Lucy Mitchell, daughter of Henry Mitchell, Nov 26, 1822 In Orange Co. They had the following children; James H. C. Leathers b. abt 1832 VA married Elizabeth J. ? then Lucinda E. Reed in MO; Jane Leathers b. abt 1835 VA; Jackson Leathers b. abt 1838 VA; Sarah Leathers b. abt 1839 in Franklin Co. MO and 1 son and 2 daughters born in VA between 1823 and 1830 that I don't have the names of. Alexander is mentioned in Hiden vs Leathers chancery court, Orange Co. VA as a descendant of William Leathers son of John.
1830 Orange Co. VA Federal census;
pg 315 Alexander Leathers
1 male 5 under 10, 1 male 20 under 30, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5 under 10 and 1 female 20 under 30.
1850 Franklin Co. MO Federal Census
pg 78 938-938
Leathers, Alexander age 56, farmer, b. VA
Lucy age 49 b. VA; James age 19, b. VA; Jane age 15, b. VA; Jackson age 13, b. VA; Sarah age 11, b. VA and John Leathers age 54, farmer b. VA (John was a brother to Alexander).
1860 Franklin Co. MO pg 295, Boles twp, 265-265
Leathers, James H. C. age 28, farmer b. VA; Elizabeth age 20 b. VA; Laura J. age 3 b. VA; Charles Shaller age 45, laborer, b. Germany;
(living next door)
Leathers, Alexander age 64, farmer, b. VA; Lucy Leathers age 59, b. VA.