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Rev Archibald Alexander
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1772
Lexington (Lexington City County)
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1851
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Archibald Alexander (1772-1851) Theologian (b. April 17, 1772, near Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA - d. October 22, 1851, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA). First professor at the Princeton Theological Seminary (1812-1851) he had previously been president of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia (1797-1806) and then pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia (1807-1812). He died in 1851 and was buried on October 24 in Princeton Cemetery. His most famous quotation is: "Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it." 
 
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 Spouse:
  Janetta Waddel Alexander (1782 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Addison Alexander (1809 - 1860)*
  Janetta Alexander (1817 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Princeton Cemetery
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Oct 07, 2003
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Rev Archibald Alexander
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Rev Archibald Alexander
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Rev Archibald Alexander
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See data on him and his family, in Oren F. Morton's A History of Rockbridge County, VA.
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 Added: Jul. 17, 2013

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Sep. 8, 2012
Rest in Peace
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 Added: Aug. 3, 2011
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