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Sarah "Sally" Alexander
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1820
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1850
Oregon, USA

First wife of Joseph Alexander. This first wife, Sarah, was called "Sally", and she died in 1850. Her inscription is on the right side of the face of the monument along with Eliza J. Alexander, who I think was a their daughter.The town was called Marysville, Oregon then, when the first Sarah was buried, but changed later to Corvallis (Heart of the Valley) to avoid confusion with Marysville, California. Later he and his second wife, also named Sarah, donated the land for the cemetery.
When the tombstone gives the death date and then aged so many months, days & years, I'm always a little reluctant to figure it, as I'm afraid I'll make a mistake. But I think I have this one right. It said 30 years 3 months 12 days. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Joseph Charles Alexander (1809 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Eliza J Alexander (1848 - 1854)*
  Thomas Corwin Alexander (1853 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crystal Lake Cemetery
Corvallis
Benton County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Indigo Falls
Record added: Apr 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18922048
Sarah Sally Alexander
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Sarah Sally Alexander
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Sarah Sally Alexander
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Thinking of you today
- Indigo Falls
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
PAYNE, Sarah Ann (1820-1850): m'd 1839 ALEXANDER, Joseph Charles; settled in Benton Co and is buried at Crystal Lake Cemetery, Corvallis; killed in a wagon accident when the horses took fright and she was thrown from the family wagon and dragged; per Alex...(Read more)
- Kaaren Crail Vining
 Added: Jul. 29, 2010
its all for love. L.O.V.E.
- Amy Wolfe
 Added: May. 14, 2010
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