|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1812|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1876|
Cenotaph - see Memorial# 33835847 for actual burial place.
Father of JM Alexander - Memorial# 54124439. The other side of this monument marks JM's grave.
From "Strangers within Gate City"
He was the only native-born Jew among Atlanta's male antebellum pioneers. he was the grandson of a Revolutionary War officer and lay rabbi of Sephardic descent. He settled first in Vicksburg, MI, then in Athens, GA, before he came to Atlanta in 1848. He worked as a RR engineer, and then opened the town's first drugstore. Alexander also brought the first carload of ice to Atlanta, and opened the first soda fountain.
Sarah Moses Alexander (1813 - 1892)
Plot: Section 18
Created by: L Ferree
Record added: Oct 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98758242