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Silex Alexander
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Birth: Nov. 26, 1841
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1925
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Silex is a son of Matthew and unknown Alexander. Spouse not listed.
occupation: Retired
residence: 1208 E 27th Street
Informant: Mrs Blanch Lander (daughter),
Sherman Hotel
DC 4743


Silex appears on the 1850 Census with his parents, Matthew and Matilda.


DETAILED SOLDIER RECORD

SILEX ALEXANDER (First, Last)
Regiment Name: 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry
Side: Union
Company: D
Soldier's rank in: Private
Soldier's rank out: Corporal
Alternate Name: blank
Notes: blank
Film Number M559 roll 1
http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm


Silex appears on the 1870 Census with his parents, Matthew and Matilda.

1880> Minnesota> Houston
Silex Alexander, 39y b.WI, occ: River Pilot
w> Mary, 26y b.IL
s> Frank*, 9y b>WI
s> *Lewis**, 6y b.MN
s> *Gerold, 4y b.MN
> Ezra Lowell, 60y b.NY, occ: Laborer
*name = record of birth on FamilySearch
name* = record of marriage on FamilySearch
name** = record of death on FamilySearch

1905> Minnesota> Ramsey> St Paul
Silex Alexander, 62y b.WI, occ: Pilot
Mary, 52y b.IL, occ: Dress maker
*Blanche [Lander], 23y b.MN, occ: Milliner
*George, 20y b.MN, occ: Fireman
Violet, 12y b.MN
residence: 171 E University Ave
Source: FamilySearch
*record of birth on FamilySeach

Silex appears on the 1910 Census twice:
1910> Montana> Dawson (April)
Silex Alexander, 68y b.WI, M1/37
occupation: Farm hand
w> Mary, 57y b.IL, number of children blank
s> Lewis, 35y b.MN, occ: Switchman/Railway
d> Vida [Edwards]*, 16y b.WI
name* = record of marriage on FamilySearch

1910> Montana> Dawson (May)
Silex Alexander, 68y b.WI, M/37
occupation: Farmer
w> Mary, 56y b.WI, mother of 6/4 living
occupation: Seamstress/Dress ?
d> Vida, 16y b.WI


ALEXANDER, SILEX
CPL US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 02/27/1925
BURIED AT: SECTION 32 ROW 23 SITE 26
LEAVENWORTH NATIONAL CEMETERY
150 MUNCIE ROAD LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
(913) 758-4105
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov


Notes on children:

record of birth:
Lewis b.15 Mar 1874, Houston County, MN
Gerold b.25 Apr 1876, Houston County, MN
Blanche b.19 Sep 1881, Houston County, MN
George b.17 Oct 1884, Houston County, MN

record of marriage:
Francis/Frank married 1896 WI
Vida married 1914 MN

record of death:
Lewis/Louis d.24 Nov 1935 Seattle, WA
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Matthew Alexander (1797 - 1878)
  Matilda H Johnson Alexander (1813 - ____)
 
 Sibling:
  Silex Alexander (1841 - 1925)
  Irene Alexander Selfridge (1844 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CORPL
CO D
2 WIS
CAV
 
Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 32, Row 23, Site 26
 
Maintained by: SMG
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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Silex Alexander
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 Added: Oct. 27, 2012
 
 
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