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Catherine Malinda Kelley Alexander
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1847
Pueblo
Pueblo County
Colorado, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1899

Catherine "Malinda" daughter of Malinda Allison & Milton Kelley.

Malinda was born while her parents were serving in the Mormon Battalion Company A under C. Jefferson Hunt. Her Uncle Nickolas Kelley & his wife Sarah were also in Company A. Her father Milton Kelley died of pneumonia November 4, 1846 at Pueblo, Colorado, while the sick detachment of the Mormon Battalion were in Pueblo. This group traveled to Utah, arriving just 5 days after Brigham Young entered the Salt Lake Valley (see record below).


Married Benjamin Lamoni Alexander.


http://lds.org/churchhistory/
library/pioneercompany/1,15797,4017-1-391,00.html
Mormon Battalion Sick Detachments (1847)

Departure: 24 May 1847
Arrival: 29 July 1847

Company Information:
Three sick detachments of disabled men in the Mormon Battalion, along with some women and children, spent the winter in 1846-47 at Pueblo, Colorado. An advance party of 13 soldiers met Brigham Young's company on 4 July while trailing livestock. The remainder of the sick detachments left Pueblo on 24 May and, in company with some Saints from Mississippi, arrived in Salt Lake City five days after Brigham Young had entered the valley

Kelley, Malinda Allison (31)
Kelley, Malinda Catherine (infant)
Kelley, Nicholas (30)
Kelley, Parley (Unknown)
Kelley, Sarah (26)




 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Milton Kelley (1807 - 1847)
  Melinda Allison Covington (1815 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Benjamin Lamoni Alexander (1840 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Zina Myrza Alexander Searle (1864 - 1932)*
  L Milton Alexander (1867 - 1911)*
  Ara Belle Alexander Hancock (1869 - 1949)*
  Robert Angus Alexander (1872 - 1955)*
  Woodruff M Alexander (1874 - 1918)*
  William Z Alexander (1882 - 1918)*
  Benjamin Lamoni Alexander (1886 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Malinda Kelley Alexander (1847 - 1899)
  Mary Ellen Covington Thompson (1850 - 1881)**
  Alice Covington (1857 - 1869)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Maeser Fairview Cemetery
Vernal
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Plot: L1080_S2
 
Maintained by: Julia Corry
Originally Created by: Utahgirl
Record added: Mar 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66879507
Catherine Malinda <i>Kelley</i> Alexander
Added by: Julia Corry
 
Catherine Malinda <i>Kelley</i> Alexander
Added by: Julia Corry
 
Catherine Malinda <i>Kelley</i> Alexander
Added by: Utahgirl
 
 
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