Dec. 28, 1848 Fairfield Jefferson County Iowa, USA
Dec. 14, 1879 Jefferson County Iowa, USA
Son of William Knox Alexander and Elizabeth Fore Alexander.
Full given name was "Robert Emery Alexander" (per family group sheet), but it should be noted that "Emery" is used on the footstone inscription.
Birth date has also been recorded in a family group sheet information as being Jan. 28 or 29, 1848. Such variations are common as written records of births were subject to how well the births were documented by families.