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Alexander Kennedy "Alec" Auld, II
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1852
Glasgow City, Scotland
Death: Jul. 27, 1905
Kerr County
Texas, USA

Alexander Kennedy Auld II was born the son of his namesake father, Alexander Auld I and Jane W.T. KENNEDY Auld in Glasgow, Scotland. His father and mother were small business owners in the textile industry of the city, both being pattern designers for the Calico Printing Industry. He grew up here in the city with his siblings that include:

1. John Auld b.1848
2. Jane W.F. AULD b.1849
3. Grace AULD b.1855
4. William Kennedy Auld b.1857
5. Margaret Ellen AULD b.1859

Of age, 'Alec' went to the East Coast of Scotland and studied at the University of Edinburgh. Upon completion of his degree, he soon said goodbye to his family and centuries-old ethnic homeland to sail for America aboard the "Spain" arriving in New York on 26 Aug 1878, and from there another steamship down to Galveston, TX. Making his way inland from the Gulf of Mexico he settled in the Hill Country Region of Kerr & Real County, TX where he married a widowed mother, Susannah LOWRANCE Gibbens Auld on 14 Sep 1881.

Late in 1881, Alec Auld began to patent numerous tracts land in the Texas Hill Country eventually making 3,000+ acres by 1889, and in total it became known as the Auld Ranch. The young couple would raise their family here with the hard business of stock ranching ever present in their days. A successful rancher and businessman his children would continue to grow their family land holdings in the Texas Hill Country through the early 1900's.

Alec and Susan's children are:

1. Mary Ida GIBBENS McFadin (Susan's 1st)
2. Margaret Mae 'Maggie' AULD Bushong
3. Dollie AULD
4. Annie Lee AULD Davis
5. John S. Auld
6. William 'Willie' Auld
7. Archibald Ray 'Archie' Auld
8. Alexander Daniel 'Dan' Auld III
9. Joseph Marcus Auld, Sr.
Family links: 
  Susanna Lowrance Gibbens / Auld (1857 - 1925)*
  Margaret Mae Auld Bushong (1882 - 1947)*
  Annie Auld Davis (1885 - 1978)*
  John Auld (1888 - 1933)*
  William Auld (1891 - 1956)*
  Archie Auld (1894 - 1949)*
  Alexander Daniel Auld (1896 - 1980)*
  Joseph Marcus Auld (1899 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
NOV. 18, 1852
JULY 27, 1905
AGE 52 YS. 8 MS. 9 DS.

Another link is broken
In our household band,
But a chain is forming
In a better land.
Leakey Floral Cemetery
Real County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: MLBushong
Originally Created by: larry sweeney
Record added: May 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52210786
Alexander Kennedy Alec Auld, II
Added by: MLBushong
Alexander Kennedy Alec Auld, II
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Alexander Kennedy Alec Auld, II
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