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Alexander Bruce "Alex" Arnold, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1826
Lancaster
Garrard County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1900
Mineral Wells
Palo Pinto County
Texas, USA

Father: Absalom Arnold; Mother: Tabitha Clay Bruce; Spouses: (1) Margaret Ann Brown; (2) Sarah B. Bishop

1. Record of Sturdivant Cemetery (1974).

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According to the 1850 and 1860 U. S. Federal slave censuses, Alexander Bruce Arnold owned slaves in Garrard County, Kentucky.

He served in Company A1 Kentucky Cavalry during the Mexican War.

During the Civil War he served as sergeant in Company E, 7th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry, part of Morgan's Raiders. He was captured 9 July 1863 at Corydon, Indiana, and was listed on prison rolls for Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois.

After the Civil War he joined his family in Missouri and about 1880 moved first to Johnson County, Texas, and then to the Mineral Wells area of Palo Pinto County.

By his first wife Margaret Ann "Maggie" Brown he had three children: Breathitt Arnold (1850-before 1860), John Smith Arnold (1850-1907), and Harve Dean Arnold (1853-1920). By his second wife Sarah B. Bishop he had five children: Marion Arnold (1856-1857); Jane Bishop "Jennie" Arnold Withers (1859-1931); Alexander Bruce "Alex" Arnold, Jr.(1866-1941); David McKee "Dave" Arnold (1869-1956); and Henry Arnold (1872-1880 or later). 
 
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 Parents:
  Absalom Arnold (1790 - 1828)
  Tabitha Clay Bruce Arnold (1798 - 1878)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Ann Brown Arnold (1829 - 1854)
  Sarah B. Bishop Arnold (1833 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  John Smith Arnold (1851 - 1907)*
  Harve Dean Arnold (1853 - 1920)*
  Jennie Bishop Arnold Withers (1859 - 1931)*
  Alexander Bruce Arnold (1866 - 1941)*
  David McKee Arnold (1869 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Brunette Arnold Boyle Doty (1820 - 1849)*
  Clara Arnold Doty (1822 - 1884)*
  Elizabeth Lusk (1825 - 1877)*
  Alexander Bruce Arnold (1826 - 1900)
  Tabitha Brown (1829 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sturdivant Cemetery
Mineral Wells
Palo Pinto County
Texas, USA
Plot: B1 #27
 
Maintained by: Karen Langridge
Originally Created by: Toni Turk
Record added: May 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6446522
Alexander Bruce Alex Arnold, Sr
Added by: Karen Langridge
 
Alexander Bruce Alex Arnold, Sr
Added by: Karen Langridge
 
Alexander Bruce Alex Arnold, Sr
Added by: Karen Langridge
 
 
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- Dianna Taylor
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
 
 
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