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 Alexander D. DePriest

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Alexander D. DePriest

  • Birth 18 Jul 1820 Wayne County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 6 Mar 1902 Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Texanna, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 13177074

Alexander D. DePRIEST was born 18 July 1820 in Wayne County, Mississippi, to James Farr DePRIEST II and Amelia ATWOOD DePRIEST. About 1844 Alexander was married to Patience Jane STRICKLAND, daughter of Simeon S. STRICKLAND and Jane "Jennie" HALE STRICKLAND, in Wayne County, Mississippi. In 1850, 1860 1nd 1870 we see Alexander and his wife, Patience, in Jasper County, Mississippi with farming listed as the family occupation.


Harriet DePRIEST (WRIGHT) b. 5 NOV 1844 in Bay Springs, Jasper Co., MS

John Hines DePRIEST b. 15 DEC 1849 in Jasper Co., MS

Thomas James DePRIEST b. 27 MAR 1852 in Jasper Co., MS

Harriet Juliette Jane DePRIEST (ATWOOD) b. 11 FEB 1855 in Bay Springs, Jasper Co., MS

Mary DePRIEST (SAMPSON) b. ABT 1856 in Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS

M. Melviny "Viney" DePRIEST (WILLIAMS) b. 15 MAR 1857 in Jasper Co., MS

Emily "Emma" DePRIEST(SIMMONS) b. ABT 1860 in Jasper Co., MS

By 1880 the family had moved to Short Mountain, Logan County, Arkansas. Living next door were Alexander's sons and their families, John Hines DePRIEST and Thomas James DePRIEST. Also living at Short Mountain, Alexander's Justice of the Peace, brother, James Farr DePRIEST III and family. Also living at Six Mile, Logan County, was Alexander's daughter, Isaac and Harriet HOSEY.

Evidence suggests that Alexander D. DePRIEST had migrated to McIntosh County, Oklahoma near Eufaula / Fishertown by 1888. In 1900 Alexander and Patience DePRIEST are living with his grandson James Walter DePRIEST (son of John Hines DePRIEST) and living next door is his grand daughter Charles and Jane P. HOSEY WRIGHT (daughter of Harriet HOSEY DePRIEST).
Alexander D. DePRIEST is the Gr. gr. gr. grandfather to Arthuir Allen MOORE III

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  • Created by: Arthur Allen Moore III
  • Added: 30 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13177074
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander D. DePriest (18 Jul 1820–6 Mar 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13177074, citing Fishertown Cemetery, Texanna, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Arthur Allen Moore III (contributor 46828136) .