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William Elijah Alsup

Birth
Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1 Jul 1877 (aged 37–38)
Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 100336203 · View Source
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William Elijah ALSUP, Birth 1839 in Big Sandy, Benton Co, TN
Death 1 JUL 1877 in Big Sandy, Benton Co, TN
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The Death of William Alsup, 1877
The Jacksonville, Tennessee Tribune. Vol 1, No. 2, Saturday, July 7, 1877, Article taken from "The Gazette Newspaper, Paris, Tennessee, July 7, 1877"
William Alsup was shot six times at his home in Benton County on Sunday last by William Lowrey, There was no definite excuse for the shooting as far as known by the neighbors.
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Benton County Court Records, 1878:
William Lowrey went to trial for the murder of William Alsup.
William Alsup was murdered by a man named William Lowrey, Records show that William Lowrey was acquitted of the murder 4 years later. No reason given for the killing.
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Elijah was a son of Hugh Alsup & Nancy Brewer. He was the husband of Catherine Susan Buchanan, (the daughter of Daniel G. Buchanan and Drucilla Alsup), and father of five children, John Henry Alsup, Daniel Thomas Alsup, William Joseph Alsup, Mary Jane Alsup Brewer, and Colonel Henderson Alsup.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Reba Alsup
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100336203
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Elijah Alsup (1839–1 Jul 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100336203, citing Ramble Creek Cemetery, Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .