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Capt Alexander Calhoun Ardrey

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Capt Alexander Calhoun Ardrey

  • Birth 30 Jul 1841 Wilkinson County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1901 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Block 20 Lot 1 Space 1
  • Memorial ID 51479180

Ex confederate and city alderman in the Sixth ward
Source: Dallas Morning News of 6.14.1901


Records show he was born in Mississippi. Married to Susan Ann Downs.
Some records list him as Alexander C. Ardrey. One family tree lists full name as Alexander Calhoun Ardrey, son of James Maddison Ardrey & Susan Franklin Rushton.
He can be found in 1850 in San Augustine, Texas as Alexander C. Ardrey son of James M. & Susan F, Ardrey. Listed as born in MI (Mississippi) Indexed incorrectly as born Michigan. Also in 1860 in San Augustine, Texas he is listed as Alexander C. Ardrey, b. Miss living with Mary Burton as her two sons, (Possibly he's a nephew or some relation. )
By 1870 he is married to Susan and they have moved back to Wilkinson Co. Miss. living in a boarding house as A. C. and S. A. Ardrey. There is also what appears to be her younger brother staying there, J. S. Downs. Then by 1900, he has moved back to Texas in Dallas. Listed as Alexander C. Ardrey, b. July 1844, widowed. His daughter Helen Ardrey and a sister-in-law, Rebecca Downs are living with him along with several other boarders.
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Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 about A. C. Ardrey
Name: A. C. Ardrey
Spouse: Susie Downs
Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1868
County: Wilkinson
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U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Alexander C. Ardrey
Name: Alexander C. Ardrey
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Mississippi
Regiment Name: 21 Mississippi Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 21st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company: E
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Second Lieutenant
Rank Out Expanded: Second Lieutenant
Film Number: M232 roll 1
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U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 about Alexander C Ardrey
Name: Alexander C Ardrey
Birth Date: abt 1839
Age: 22
Enlistment Date: 1861
Military unit: Twenty-first Infantry, A-Bo


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  • Created by: Larry Chenault
  • Added: 22 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51479180
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Alexander Calhoun Ardrey (30 Jul 1841–11 Jun 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51479180, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Larry Chenault (contributor 4246615) .