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Alexander Nevill

  • Birth 4 Jan 1813
  • Death 15 Feb 1891
  • Burial Whitleyville, Jackson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 35978697

Alexander Nevill son of Easter Nevill and Unknown.

Alexander never married and did not have children.

Alexander Neville at the time of his death, 1891, lived at Haydenburg Jackson Co, TN, where he owned a large store. A number of rooms were added to the small house where the combination store and residence stood. By the 1860 census John M Clark was married to Emily Wilson, daughter of Thomas M Wilson and Charlotte Nevill. Emily was the great niece of Alexander Nevill. Alexander helped raise Phillip Clark, General Barney DeKalb Clark and Arklow N. Clark, sons of John M Clark.
Alexander also invited Peter Thomas Clark and wife Lucinda Crabtree to live with him and help operate the store for half the profit. Peter was the grandson of Mary "Polly" Nevill Wilson, daughter of Yelvaton Nevill and the son of George Washington Clark and Hester N Wilson.

In his Will dated April 5, 1890 probated March 2, 1891 Alexander Nevill left his estate to the following legatees, Barney DeKalb Clark, Phillip A. Clark, Arklo N. Clark, Peter T Clark, Yelvaton Clay Clark and William S Clark. Yelvaton C Clark and William S Clark were brothers of Peter T Clark.

He requested to be buried in the Hunting Creek grave yard by the side of his mother and grandfather. He also requested a head and foot stone be put on each of the graves, his own, his mother Easter Nevill, grandfather Yelvaton Nevill, and aunts Harriet Nevill and Pollie Wilson.

He appointed B.D. Clark and P.T. Clark as executors. Witnesses T.J. Shoulders, and M.H. Gaines

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  • Created by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
  • Added: 17 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35978697
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Nevill (4 Jan 1813–15 Feb 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35978697, citing Hunting Creek Cemetery, Whitleyville, Jackson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Jenevia Clark-Lowery (contributor 46926933) .