Alexander Perryman

Photo added by Thomas Higgerson

Alexander Perryman

  • Birth 15 Dec 1788 Burke County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 1872 Franklin County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Thompsonville, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 39790065

Alexander Perryman was born on December 15, 1788, in Burke County, North Carolina, and was the son of William Perryman and Ann "Nancy" Stokes. His birth date is also given as January 17, 1788, in several sources, notably at RootsWeb.com. He married Elizabeth Brown on July 5, 1815, in Adair County, Kentucky. The 1850 census lists the following people in the household:

1) Alex. Perryman, age 70, male, farmer
2) Elizabeth Perryman, age 60, female
3) Aaron Perryman, age 26, male, farmer
4) Oliver Perryman, age 25, male, farmer
5) Warner Perryman, age (90?), male, farmer
6) Wm. Perryman, age 17, male, farmer
7) (illegible) Perryman, age 10, female

Alexander Perryman died on April 15, 1872.
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Alexander's daughter, Malissa, gives her father's birthplace as Kentucky in the 1880 census.
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The epitaphs on the new grave marker for Alexander and Elizabeth Perryman are reversed. According to the original markers, Elizabeth is buried on the left, and Alexander is buried on the right.


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ALEXANDER
PERRYMAN
died
APRIL 15, 1872
AGED
84 YEARS
Death is not an eternal Sleep

Gravesite Details This stone is broken and is most often found lying in three pieces on the ground. This photograph was made after I stacked up the fragments and temporarily supported them from behind. The marker no longer exists as a single stone.

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  • Created by: Thomas Higgerson
  • Added: 23 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39790065
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Perryman (15 Dec 1788–15 Apr 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39790065, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Thompsonville, Franklin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Thomas Higgerson (contributor 46778801) .