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Mrs Matilda Greathouse Greathouse Alexander
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1842
Posey County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1904
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA

Daughter of George Washington Greathouse (1810-1843) and Martha Nell Hirshman Greathouse Rodenberger (1815-1872).

Married to Andrew Lynne Alexander on March 22, 1863 in Posey County.

In 1895, Matilda Greathouse Alexander opened a reading room in memory of her daughter. In 1903 she donated her private library, containing 3400 books and periodicals, to the Mt. Vernon Public Library Board, where it became the genesis of the Alexandrian Public Library of Mt. Vernon, Indiana.

In 1881 a novel was published by Matilda Alexander titled "Going West". Below is a link to the book on Google Books:

"Going West" on Google Books

 (bio by: Chris Mills) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Lynne Alexander (1866 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Rosamond Alexander Peckinpaugh (1864 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: vannetta ghormley mcdowe...
Record added: Apr 08, 2009
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Mrs Matilda Greathouse <i>Greathouse</i> Alexander
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Mrs Matilda Greathouse <i>Greathouse</i> Alexander
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Mrs Matilda Greathouse <i>Greathouse</i> Alexander
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My dearest Metilda,May you be in heaven with your husband & daughter Rosemond and having the time of your life.Your step gg-niece
- Nancy Ann Salmon
 Added: Sep. 3, 2011
 
 
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