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Andrew Jackson "Jack" Alexander
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1859
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1950
Union County
Iowa, USA

Andrew Jackson Alexander, son of Richard Alexander and Mary Elizabeth Brabham Alexander, was born Jan. 7, 1859 near McConnellsville in Muskingum county, Ohio, and passed away at the Creston hospital on March 12, 1950 at the age of 91 years, 2 months and 5 days.
He came to Iowa at the age of 17 and spent the remainder of his life near Lenox, resideing on the same acres he had farmed since the fall of 1881, his son Carmon and Wife, also making the home farm their home.
Jack was one of 10 children, also having a twin brother George Washington Alexander who preceded him in death in July of 1909.
On March 2, 1881 he was married to Sarah Ann Winslow and to the union six children were born: Frank in 1881, Gertrude (Haggerty) in 1884, Eva (Rundlett) in 1891, Edna (McAfee) in 1894, Carmon in 1896 and Ernest in 1898. The above children all survive as do 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Mrs. Alexander preceded her husband in death on Jan 27, 1920. Jack had been blind for the past 15 years, during which time he mastered many pieces on the fiddle, providing much recreation for himself and enjoyment for others.
Funeral services, in charge of the Arnold Funeral Home, were conducted by the Rev. Earl Moneymaker on Wednesday March 15 at 2 PM. Music was furnished by Rolland Buxton with Ruth Boltinghouse at the piano. Pallbears were Harold Black, Wesley Crouch, Lonnie Walter, Homer Walter, Kenneth Eberle and Harold Baker. Interment in Fairview cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Richard Haney Alexander (1818 - 1892)
  Mary Elizabeth Brabham Alexander (1819 - 1863)
  Sarah Ann Winslow Alexander (1861 - 1920)*
  Frank I. Alexander (1881 - 1959)*
  Luella Gertrude Alexander Haggerty (1884 - 1956)*
  Eva Pearl Alexander Rundlett (1891 - 1959)*
  Edna Mae Alexander McAfee (1894 - 1964)*
  Carmon Earl Alexander (1896 - 1965)*
  Ernest Charles Alexander (1898 - 1979)*
  James W Alexander (1844 - 1907)*
  Mary Frances Alexander Bingman (1848 - 1921)*
  David Marion Alexander (1851 - 1938)*
  Joseph Norman Alexander (1853 - 1905)*
  Alta Annette Alexander McCausland (1856 - 1942)*
  George Washington Alexander (1859 - 1909)*
  Andrew Jackson Alexander (1859 - 1950)
  Harriett Jane Alexander Miller (1867 - 1937)**
  Edgar A Alexander (1873 - 1944)**
*Calculated relationship
West Fairview Cemetery
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Judi Paustian McDowell
Record added: Oct 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22514515
Andrew Jackson Jack Alexander
Added by: Judi Paustian McDowell
Andrew Jackson Jack Alexander
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