Howard Marion Alexander

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Howard Marion Alexander

  • Birth 12 May 1905 Grant County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 26 Oct 1992 Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Plymouth, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Row 29 East Lot 2
  • Memorial ID 34934276

Marion was born in Grant County, Kentucky on May 12, 1905. His father was John T. Alexander and Susie Sechrest Alexander.

He and his brother, Frank, came to the Plymouth, Illinois area and were farmers for many years. He married Ada Vera Aleshire in December 1936 in Keokuk, Iowa. He then married Sarah (Dicus) Fairchild on June 28, 1961 in Columbus, Adams County, Illinois. She passed away on Nov. 11, 1991.

They were residents of Plymouth, Illinois for many years; after retirement they lived in the Rushville and Bowen, Illinois communities. He attended the Methodist Church.

Marion is survived by a step-son, Robert Fairchild of Macomb, and two step-daughters: Sarah Myers of Bowen and Nancy L. Bennett-Stelle of Manchester, Illinois. He enjoyed his six step-grandchildren and his step-great-grandchildren. Marion was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

Anyone who knew him, KNEW he was a Democrat.


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  • Created by: Connie F
  • Added: 17 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34934276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howard Marion Alexander (12 May 1905–26 Oct 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34934276, citing Rosemont Cemetery, Plymouth, Hancock County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Connie F (contributor 46846008) .