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John Claiborne Alexander
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1882
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1970
Potter County
Texas, USA

The Wellington Leader March 26, 1970

John C. Alexander, who came to Collingsworth county before it was organized into a county, died at his home, in Amarillo, Sunday, March 22. He was 87. Mr. Alexander had lived in Amarillo about eight years.

A member of pioneer Texas families, he was born at Welmar, September 28, 1882. His Father O. W. Alexander, was born in Columbus in 1853, only a few years after Texas became a state. His mother, a native of Mississippi, came to Texas as a child.

The family came to Collingsworth County in 1889 and filed on land a mile north of Welling. John C. Alexander farmed throughout his active life.

He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

Mr. Alexander is survived by eight nieces and nephews.
Family links: 
  Oscar William Alexander (1843 - 1929)
  Nancy Lorena Wilson Alexander (1846 - 1929)
  Oscar Horace Alexander (1877 - 1925)*
  Nettie Alexander (1880 - 1963)*
  John Claiborne Alexander (1882 - 1970)
  Floyd Wilson Alexander (1885 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
South Fairview Cemetery
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 2 Row 13
Created by: ATK
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49621209
John Claiborne Alexander
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John Claiborne Alexander
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