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William Allen ALEXANDER

Male 1848 - 1925  (77 years)


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  • Name William Allen ALEXANDER 
    Born 26 Jan 1848  Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Nov 1850  Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 4 Aug 1860  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 9 Sep 1870  Travis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • P. O. Austin
    Census 1 Jun 1900  Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 919 Earle St.
    Census 26 Apr 1910  Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1025 Taylor St.
    Census 28 Jan 1920  Erath, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Military W. A. served in the Confederate States Army.  [1
    Religion Methodist 
    Occupation Farmer, Janitor 
    Cause of death Apoplexy 
    Died 20 Jul 1925  Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • at 5:15 p.m. at his home on the Robinson road a few miles south of Waco
    Buried 21 Jul 1925  Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I1757  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2008 

    Father Dr. John T. ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1807, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 4 Jan 1879, Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Millenium K. JENKINS,   b. Abt 1815, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Rector Cemetery, Manor, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Marcella HORNSBY,   b. 11 Feb 1846, Travis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1893  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1867  Travis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Thomas ALEXANDER,   b. 20 Jun 1869, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1935, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. William Edward ALEXANDER,   b. 5 Jul 1871, Travis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1936, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +3. Robert E. ALEXANDER,   b. 15 Jan 1873, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1934, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Benjamin Franklin ALEXANDER,   b. 8 Jun 1875, Travis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1939, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +5. Rufus Burleson ALEXANDER,   b. 15 Feb 1878, Hornsby Bend, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1942, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Howard H. ALEXANDER,   b. 13 Sep 1880, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1909  (Age 28 years)
    +7. Virginia E. ALEXANDER,   b. 17 Nov 1882, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1961, West University Place, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1848 - Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Nov 1850 - Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Aug 1860 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Sep 1867 - Travis County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Sep 1870 - Travis County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1900 - Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Apr 1910 - Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 28 Jan 1920 - Erath, McLennan, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1925 - Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Jul 1925 - Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Alexander, W. A.
    Alexander, W. A.

  • Notes 
    • W. A. had been a resident of Texas since 1852, except for the years he spent in the army of the Confederate States of America. His family had moved to Austin when they moved to Texas. He moved to Waco in 1894. He was known by many in Waco, particularly for his Confederate service and for his generosity. In his later years he became active in promoting the proper display of the United States and Texas flags.

      W. A. had been a member of the Methodist chuch since 1869. He was also a member of Pat Cleburne camp and Waco lodge of Masons. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Headstone survey, conducted by Robert C. Barritt, 31 Jul 2007.

    2. [S155] Death Records, File #26777.

    3. [S955] Waco Times-Herald, Tuesday, July 21, 1925, p. 12.

    4. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, McLennan County, Texas, ED 80, p. 4A, line 3.

    5. [S8] Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, p. 340.

    6. [S9] Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Travis County, Texas, p. 276.

    7. [S10] Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Travis County, Texas, p. 249.

    8. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, McLennan County, Texas, ED 91, p. 3.

    9. [S14] Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, McLennan County, Texas, ED 139, p. 18.


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