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Martha Ann Yarbrough Alexander
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1850
Montgomery County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1941
Humboldt
Gibson County
Tennessee, USA

Mrs. Alexander
Goes To Reward
Mrs. Martha Ann Alexander, 91, member of pioneer family of Humphreys County and for the past 10 years a resident of Gibson County, died at the home of her son east of here following an illness of several months. Mrs. Alexander was born and reared in Montgomery County. She was a member of the Ebenezer Methodist Church and Waverly chapter of Eastern Star. Her husband preceded her in death several years ago. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Dan[sic] A. Wyly, of Washington, D. C., and six sons, A. C. Alexander of Leroy, Ala., James N. Alexander of Humboldt, John P. Alexander of San Benito, Texas, Will J. Alexander of Hull, Texas, and M. M. Alexander of Waverly, Tenn. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Ebenezer Methodist Church near Hustburg, Tenn., with local pastor and the Waverly Chapter of Eastern Star officiating. Burial followed in Ebenezer Cemetery with Hunt Funeral Home in charge.
The Courier-Chronicle, Thur., 9/18/1941, front page
[NOTE:
The obit says survived by 6 sons, but only 5 were named. The sixth son is Samuel Y Alexander.]
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TN Death Certificate -
Widowed
Wife of: Robert Alexander
Father: Samuel Yarbrough, b.NC
Mother: Elizabeth Trotter, b.VA
Informant: Mrs. Van A. Wyly, Washington, D.C.
Burial: Sept 17, 1941, Ebenezar Cemetery, Humphreys Co.
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1870 US FED CENSUS District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee
Robert V Alexander 29
Martha A Alexander 18
Bettie Alexander 3
Samuel Alexander 1
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1900 June 7th US FED CENSUS Civil District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee
Robert Alexander 59 head, farmer
Martha A Alexander 49 wife mother of 9 & 9 still living
Samuel Y Alexander 31 son
Vandella Alexander 24 dau
Mitchel T. Alexander 22 son
Matthew M Alexander 22 son
James Alexander 20 son
John Alexander 17 son
William Alexander 15 son
Ruth Warren 7 niece b. Nov 1892 TN
ON SAME PAGE -
Austin Alexander 28
Lillie S Alexander 21 wife
Birtie L Alexander 1 son
Nannie Dickson 40 mother-in-law b. Sept1859TN
Birtie V Dickson 19 brother-in-law b. May 1881TN
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Robert Preston Alexander (1841 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Yarbrough Alexander (1869 - 1948)*
  Austin C Alexander (1871 - 1964)*
  Mitchell Trotter Alexander (1877 - 1941)*
  Matthew McCauley Alexander (1877 - 1953)*
  James Nolen Alexander (1880 - 1961)*
  John Pierpont Alexander (1882 - 1968)*
  William J. Alexander (1885 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery
Denver
Humphreys County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Judy B. Forgos
Record added: Aug 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95654241
Martha Ann <i>Yarbrough</i> Alexander
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Martha Ann <i>Yarbrough</i> Alexander
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Martha Ann <i>Yarbrough</i> Alexander
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- Judy B. Forgos
 Added: Aug. 22, 2012

- Kyle Smith
 Added: Aug. 22, 2012

- Judy B. Forgos
 Added: Aug. 20, 2012
 
 
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