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Mary Etta Alford Alexander
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Birth: May 4, 1859
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1936
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Mrs. Mary Etta Alexander passed away at her home in Patton, McLennan county, near Valley Mills, Sunday morning after an illness of several years.

Mrs. Alexander was born at Black's Cross Roads, Rutherford County, TN.

She married J.J. Alexander 4 May 1875, and moved to Coryell County in 1902. At an early age she joined the Missionary Baptist Church at Osage.

They moved to McLennan County and lived near Valley Mills the remainder of her life.

To this union were born 17 children, 9 of whom are still living. They are: Mrs. L.D. Shrader, Mrs. G.W. Cole, Mrs. Claude Jaynes, Mrs. Carl Simpson, Mrs. Bertha Alsup, T.J. Alexander all of Valley Mills, & A.G. Alexander of Crawford.

Survived by sister, Mrs. W.T. Ward of Osage & 2 brothers, T.J. Alford of Gatesville & Willie Alford of Coryell City.

Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Monday afternoon at 1:00 by Rev. Charlie Cluck, pastor. Interment was made at Osage Cemetery.

Valley Mills Tribune 21 Feb. 1936

Note: Per Tennessee marriage records, Mary Etta Alford married James Alexander on 8 Apr 1876 in Rutherford County, TN
 
 
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 Parents:
  Martha Elizabeth Ward Alford (1842 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  James Joseph Alexander (1859 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  L D Shrader (1880 - 1950)*
  James L. Alexander (1882 - 1935)*
  Thomas Joseph Alexander (1884 - 1953)*
  Mattie Elizabeth Alexander Cole (1887 - 1964)*
  Bertha Josephine Alexander Downing (1888 - 1971)*
  Horace Harrison Alexander (1889 - 1905)*
  Annie Belle Alexander (1892 - 1895)*
  Robert L. Alexander (1893 - 1893)*
  George Summers Alexander (1895 - 1950)*
  Edgar Augusta Alexander (1896 - 1990)*
  Ada Lee Alexander (1900 - 1902)*
  Willie Mae Alexander Jaynes (1904 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Etta Alford Alexander (1859 - 1936)
  Mattie Marthy Alford Ward (1860 - 1950)*
  Thomas Jefferson Alford (1867 - 1948)*
  Will A. Alford (1870 - 1948)*
  Bertha Alford Adams (1876 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married May 4, 1875
 
Burial:
Osage Cemetery
Osage
Coryell County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Dee Winter
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Dec 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8146443
Mary Etta <i>Alford</i> Alexander
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Mary Etta <i>Alford</i> Alexander
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Mary Etta <i>Alford</i> Alexander
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