Eleazar Alexander

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Eleazar Alexander

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 26 Oct 1810 (aged 46)
Burial Theta, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 14195850 · View Source
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Eleazer Alexander was born to Ezra Alexander and Mary Polk on 23 Nov 1763 in North Carolina. He came to Maury County with the earliest pioneers, settling on land on Carter's Creek in 1808 that was granted to Revolutionary War soldier, Benjamin Carter -- brother of Eleazer's wife, Margaret. He married Margaret Carter, daughter of Robert Carter & Margaret Bronson, in North Carolina about 1788. She was born in North Carolina n 19 Sep 1770. They were friends of the Ezekiel Polks. In fact, a granddaughter of the Polks married a son of Eleazer & Margaret Alexander. He died on 26 Oct 1810 in Maury County, thus being one of the earliest burieals recorded in Maury County. His wife Margaret died on 27 July 1858.

Children:
Mary Matilda (1788-1849) married John McMeen
Susanna (1789-1858) married Jesse Overton
James M. (1792-1857) married Edith Akin
Benjamin Franklin (1795-1855) married Hannah K. "Nancy" Wilson
Abdon Independence (1798-1868) married Eliza Eugenia Campbell & Susan McConnico
Margaret B. (1801-1865) married Samuel Graham
Eliza C. or Elizabeth C. (abt 1803 - abt 1860) married Samuel Williamson Akin
Thanks Rick for bio information



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In
memory
of
ELEAZAR ALEXANDER
Born Nov. 23, 1763
Died Oct. 26, 1810

Gravesite Details One of the oldest tombstone in Maury County.

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  • Created by: Mary Bob McClain
  • Added: 6 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14195850
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleazar Alexander (23 Nov 1763–26 Oct 1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14195850, citing Alexander Cemetery, Theta, Maury County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary Bob McClain (contributor 46546099) .