|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1825|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1898|
Believed to be the son of Josiah N. Alexander.
He was united in marriage to Sarah Ann Ridlen on November 07, 1853, Ohio/Illinois. They removed to Tennessee (1860 Census) for a while where two of the three children were born: Franklin Edgar Ridlen and Cora (Alexander) Webb.
They returned to Illinois (War Record & 1870 Census) where he enlisted on August 15, 1862 as a private. He was mustered into Company F, 110th Infantry Regiment Illinois on September 11, 1862. He was mustered out on June 8, 1865.
Following his service, they had another daughter born to bless the union, Laura May (Alexander) Beaty.
Civil War Record
Name: Alexander, Josiah / Rank: Pvt / Company: C / Unit: 110 IL US INF CON
Personal Characteristics -
Residence: Franklin County, Illinois / Age: 37 / Height: 5'9" / Hair: Light / Eyes: Blue / Complexion: Fair / Marrital Status: Married / Occupation: Farmer / Nativity: Stark County, Ohio
Service Record - Joined When: August 15, 1862, Benton, Illinois / Joined by Whom: Cpt Dewitt / Period: 3yrs / Mustered In: September 11, 1862, Camp Anna, Illinois / Mustered Out: June 8, 1865, Washington, D.C. / Musterred Out by Whom: Lt. Scroggs / Remarks: N/A
Sarah Ann Ridlen Alexander (1826 - 1891)
Franklin Edgar Alexander (1856 - 1928)*
Cora Elizabeth Alexander Webb (1859 - 1898)*
Laura May Alexander Beaty (1868 - 1927)*
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Oct 26, 2008
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