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Robert West Alexander
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1822
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1896, USA

"Fairfield Tribune", Wed., Jan. 15, 1896, Pg. 7, Col. 2

DEATH OF ROBERT WEST ALEXANDER at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Willis MATTHEWS, Tuesday morning about seven o'clock... Mr. ALEXANDER was down town Monday morning. Son of Hugh and Ann ALEXANDER, and was born in Bedford County, Penn., Sept. 12, 1822.

There were six children in the family. In 1849, Mrs. ALEXANDER and family removed to Fairfield, Mr. ALEXANDER having died in Pennsylvania. It was in this city that West, as he was commonly called, was married to Miss Elizabeth BARNES. Two children were born to them, one dying in infancy, the other, Mrs. Allie MATTHEWS, still residing here. Mr. ALEXANDER was by trade a chair maker, painter, and paper hanger. His wife died about ten years ago. Methodist Church from early life.

Two sisters and two brothers survive him. They are Misses Susan and Maria, and Clarke and W.K. ALEXANDER, all of this city....

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ann Alexander Alexander (1790 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Mary Barnes Alexander (1829 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Ann Alexander (1857 - 1858)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Knox Alexander (1814 - 1901)*
  Sarah Ann Alexander Poinsett (1816 - 1880)*
  Martha Maria Alexander (1820 - 1908)*
  Robert West Alexander (1822 - 1896)
  Andrew Clark Alexander (1825 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Fairfield Cemetery
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 183
 
Created by: Richard K Thompson
Record added: Jul 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55494723
Robert West Alexander
Added by: Richard K Thompson
 
Robert West Alexander
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