|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1843|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 1929|
Married Nancy Lorena Wilson in Osage, Colorado County, Texas on Feb. 14, 1868
Son of: Lyman Whiting Alexander
b:August 1, 1816 in Troy, PA
d: May 24, 1875 near Gainesville, Cooke County, TX
Married Jane Gray Cummins in Colorado County, Republic of TX on December 30,1840.
Jane Gray Cummins was the daughter of Robert Cummins of Murfreesboro,TN. She was born
October 4, 1824 in Murfreesboro, TN
died in Houston, Texas in 1902 on April 3.
Oscar's grandfather Amos Alexander, a Pennsylvanian, who first came to Texas in 1828, when it was a part of Mexico. He selected a tract of land near Columbus.
In 1834 returned to Texas by sailing ship around the Atlantic to Galveston Island. He occupied his farm only a short time, and then moved to Bastrop, where he built a store and residence out of hand-sawed lumber. While bringing some goods to Bastrop from Columbia he was waylaid by Indians and killed June 1, 1835
Oscar William Axexander Spouses:
(1) Nancy Lorena Wilson
m. February 14, 1868 in Osage, Colorado County, TX
(2) Nancy F. Gibbons
m. December 23, 1880 in Ralls, MO
Volume 20, Number 12 , Page 574
Original Muster Roll list Oscar William Alexander
(Also listed as Oscar H. Alexander)
Organized in LaGrange in 1861. They were sworn into service in September, 1861.
Mustered into Company F at Memphis, TN on April 10, 1862 by E. Hill.
Present in February 1864.
Suffered slight wound to leg in July 1864.
Wounded at Aiken, SC on February 11, 1865.
Surrendered at Goldsboro, NC on April 26, 1865
Attended 1902 TTR Reunion; home listed as Wellington, TX.
Died at Bean Hill, Collingsworth County, Texas
Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Created by: flgrl
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44074076
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Added: Jan. 13, 2010