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Jobe Joseph Alexander
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1899
Lawrence County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1953
Calaveras County
California, USA

Jobe Joseph Alexander was born February 28, 1899, on a farm in rural Lawrence County, Mississippi to Minnie Alice Couch and Toney Alexander.

He came to California with his parents and siblings when he was a young lad. The family settled on a ranch in a remote area referred to as Pine Log, located north of Columbia and south of the Stanislaus River. There the family survived off the land and the pelts and hides of a variety of wild animals they caught and killed.

As a husband and father, Jobe worked as a foreman for the Jamestown-Angels Camp railroad spur at Carson Hill.

He was preceded in death by his first daughter, 8 day old Adeline Cecila Alexander, on June 15, 1921, and a newborn son on February 8, 1928, who was the twin of his youngest daughter.

He was survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Souza Alexander, of Carson Hill, daughters, Adeline Alexander Frye, Florence Alexander Kahn and Mary Madeline (Marie) Starr, and a sister, Ruth Cynthia Alexander Kress.

His second daughter, also named Adeline Cecila, was born September 7, 1922, and passed away in Tillamook County, Oregon August 26, 1997. She was married to Erwin Frye.

His newborn baby son is buried on the Azevedo ranch in Tuttletown, now owned by another party.

His daughter, Florence Virginia Alexander Kahn, was born March 23, 1926, and passed away April 14, 1997, in Calaveras County at the age of 71.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Minnie Alice Couch Alexander (1875 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Souza Alexander (1895 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Adeline Cecelia Alexander (1921 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Murphy Alexander (____ - 1936)*
  Ruth Cynthia Alexander Kress (1897 - 1976)*
  Jobe Joseph Alexander (1899 - 1953)
  Viola Alexander Kahl (1901 - 1925)*
  Samuel Alexander (1917 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Columbia Public Cemetery
Columbia
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Plot: Public Plot HT13
 
Maintained by: Mohr Historical Research...
Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
Record added: Mar 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7286591
Jobe Joseph Alexander
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Jobe Joseph Alexander
Added by: Lonnie DeCloedt
 
Jobe Joseph Alexander
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Cousin Jobe, may you continue to play the piano in heaven, and may all your songs become hits.
- Mohr Historical Researcher
 Added: Aug. 28, 2011
REPOSE EN PAIX!
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 Added: Feb. 20, 2007

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