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James Henry Alexander
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1840
Obion County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1921
Milam County
Texas, USA

Born to John Green Alexander (1810-1897) & Risana Ventres Alexander (1813-1885), both of Tennessee.

James enlisted for Confederate service in 1862 and served in the 33rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry, Company A, CSA, and was released as a prisoner of war on May 12, 1865.

James married Martha Renfro (1847-1903) on Aug. 4, 1864, in Lancaster, Garrard County, KY. After the war, he was a farmer in Milam County, TX.

Twelve children, 9 living in 1900:
Elizabeth Alexander Adams Henington Strickland (1866-1929)
Elbert B. Alexander (1869-1950)
William Thomas Alexander (1870-1932)
Harry Burnham Alexander (1872-1937)
Mary Eliza Alexander Dodd (1874-1898)
Canady Carl Alexander (4/2/1876-11/11/1900; grave unknown in Milam County)
Jennie Lee Alexander Conner (1879-1959)
Nellie Ann Alexander Dodd (1881-1912)
Lula Mae Alexander Conner (1883-1966)
Martha Angelina Alexander Donaldson Huseman (1886-1966)

James' death certificate states birth as 1836, but most censuses, including the 1900, state his birth as 1840. 
Family links: 
  Martha A Renfro Alexander (1847 - 1903)
  Elizabeth Alexander Strickland (1866 - 1929)*
  Elbert B Alexander (1869 - 1950)*
  William Thomas Alexander (1870 - 1932)*
  Harry Burnham Alexander (1872 - 1937)*
  Mary Eliza Alexander Dodd (1874 - 1898)*
  Jennie Lee Alexander Conner (1879 - 1959)*
  Nellie Alexander Dodd (1881 - 1912)*
  Lula Mae Alexander Conner (1883 - 1966)*
  Martha Angelina Alexander Huseman (1886 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Lilac Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Dawn Kelley
Originally Created by: Karen Neal Morey
Record added: Mar 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13525625
James Henry Alexander
Added by: Dawn Kelley
James Henry Alexander
Added by: Dawn Kelley
James Henry Alexander
Added by: Karen Neal Morey
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