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Samuel Houston Alexander
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1831
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1897
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

Samuel Houston Alexander was born January 8, 1831 in Tennessee, the son of Nelson Gray Alexander and Mary Patterson. He was married in 1856 in Sumner County, Tennessee to Manerva Catherine Brown. They had seven children:

1. Ella Belle Alexander, b. July 4, 1857
2. Mary Alexander, b. July 4, 1857
3. Monroe Wilson Alexander b. abt 1859
4. L. R. Alexander, b. 1863
5. Alice Meridian Alexander, b. June 9, 1867
6. Nellie Gray Alexander, b. abt 1870
7. T. Martin Alexander, b. 1872

Samuel, a Confederate soldier, was captured by the Union Army. Sometime after that, he joined the 4th Tennessee Mounted Regiment as a Union soldier. He was a Private in Co. H 4th Tennessee Mounted Volunteers CSA.

Samuel and Manerva were listed in the 1880 census as living in Wilson County, Tennessee. They then relocated to an area northeast of Denton County, Texas, before venturing on to Oklahoma Territory with their children and a couple of Samuel's siblings. By 1895, they had set up their home in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Territory.

Samuel died in 1897 at his home in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Territory. He was buried in the IOOF Cemetery at Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Territory.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Manerva Catherine Alexander (1840 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Frances Alexander Taylor (1857 - 1943)*
  Ella Belle Alexander Patton (1857 - 1890)*
  Alice Meridian Alexander Davenport (1867 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
S. H. Alexander
Co. H. 4th Tenn.
M'T'D INF.
Born Jan. 8, 1831
Died June 15, 1897
He was faithful to the End
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Mae Davenport Cox
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Apr 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13954677
Samuel Houston Alexander
Added by: Mae Davenport Cox
 
Samuel Houston Alexander
Added by: Jan Fendley
 
Samuel Houston Alexander
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My Great Great Grandfather, Samuel Houston Alexander lived in Norman, Oklahoma at the time of his death. May he rest in peace.
- Mae Davenport Cox
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013

- Robert Bennett
 Added: Aug. 18, 2009

- ann swinney
 Added: Dec. 23, 2008
 
 
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