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 Shelby Newton Alexander

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Shelby Newton Alexander

Birth
Everton, Boone County, Arkansas, USA
Death 23 Nov 1946 (aged 57)
Collinsville, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Burial Collinsville, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 84109948 View Source
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DEATH: Name: Shelby Newton Alexander;
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1890; Birth Place: Aarkansas; Gender: Male; Race: White;
Residence:: Whitesboro, Graysoon, Texas; Father: A.J. Alexander; Age at Death:
56; Death Date: 23 Nov 1946; Death Place: Precinct 6, Grayson, Texas.
Source -
Texas, Death Certificates, 1903- 1982
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History of Grayson Co., Texas, vol. 1, pg106
Shelby Newton Alexander, born 1889, married Ella Scott, d/o George Scott & Laura Lee McCorkle. Shelby and Etta were married on a Sunday afternoon January 1910 by a Baptist preacher while they were sitting in a buggy at the County Line Baptist Church in west Grayson co.
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Shelby b. Apr 1889 Everton, Boone Co, Arkansas, d. 20 Nov 1916 Collinsville,
Grayson Co. Texas.

BIO: Shelby Newton ALEXANDER and Etta L. had the following children, all born in
Grayson Co. TX: 1. Hershal m. "a school teacher"; 2. Clayton; 3. Daisy; 4.
Marie; 5. Clyde m. "his school teacher" at about age 17 and moved to Abiline TX;
6. Claude b. Collinsville; and 7. Eugene b. Whitesborg.
Source - Troy ALEXANDER, nephew of <>.

BIO: Shelby Newton ALEXANDER born 15 Apr. 1889 AR; child of James A. "Jules"
ALEXANDER and Mary "Merrie" Susannlah MARTIN; married Jan. 1910 in a buggy at
the County Line Baptist Church (county road west), near Whitesboro, Grayson Co.,
TX by a Baptist Minister; children were: Hershell, Clayton, Daisy, Clyde,
Claude, Marie and Eugene; died 23 Nov. 1946 Collingsville, Grayson Co., TX;
buried 26 Nov. 1946 Collinsville Cemetery, Collinsville, Grayson Co., TX.
Source - Eugene ALEXANDER, son of <>, August, 2001.

CENSUS: 1900 Census, Marion Co. AR, Praire TS p. 73B family 18.
ALEXANDER, James head W M b. May 1845 55, Married 33 yrs, b. TN, father b. TN,
mother b. TN, farmer, can RW&S English; Mary S. wife W F b. Jan 1848 52, Married
33 yrs, 11 children, 4 living b. AR, father b. TN, mother b. TN; can S English;
James L. son W M b. Jul 1884 12, single b. AR, father b. TN, mother b. AR, farm
laborer, can RW&S English; Shelby N. son W M b. APR 1888 12, single, b. AR,
father b. TN, mother b. AR, can RW&S English; Gibson R. father W M b. Jan 1823
76, Married 52 yrs, b. TN, fatherb. TN, mother b. TN, can WR&S English; Nancy E.
mother W F b. Dec. 1825 75, Married 52 yrs, 1 child 1 living?, b. TN, father b.
TN, mother b. TN, can RW&S English.

CENSUS: 1910 Census, Grayson Co. TX, prec. 5, p. 81b (vol 62 ED 99 sh 281)
family 81.
ALEXANDER, Shelby N. head M W 21, Marriage 1, 0 years, b. AR, father b. TN,
mother b. AR; Etta L. wife F W 17, Marriage 1, 0 years, b. TX, father b. TX,
mother b. TX.

MILITARY: 5 June 1918, WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918., Grayson Co.,
TX; Roll 1953402.
Form 1 1721 REGISTRATION CARD No. 583; 1. Name in full (Given Name): Shelby N.;
(Family name): ALEXANDER; Age in years: 28; 2. Home Address (No.): R.F.D.;
(steet): _; (city) Whitesboro; (state):Texas; 3. Date of birth: (month): April;
(day): 15th; (year): 1889; 4. Are you (1) a natural born citizen, (2) a
naturalized citizen, (3) an alien, (4) are have you declared your intention
(specity which)?: natural born; 5. Where were you born? (town): Eventon;
(state): Arkansas; (nation): U.S.A; 7. What is your present trade, occupation,
or office?: Farmer; 8. By whom employed?: Self; Where employed?: South of
Whitesboro; 9. Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or
brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support (specity which)?: yes,
wife & 4 children; 10. Married or single (which)?: married; Race (specity
which)?: white; 11. What military service have you had?: none; Rank _; branch _;
years _; Nation or State _; 12. Do you claim exemption from draft (specity
grounds)?: yes Dependent family; I affirm that I have verified above answers and
that they are true [signed] Shelby N. ALEXANDER.
REGISTRAR'S REPORT 1. Tall, Medium or Short (specity which)?: medium; Slender,
medium or stout (specity which)?: medium; 2. Color of eyes: blue; Color of hair:
light; Bald ?: no; 3. Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, eye or both eyes or
is he otherwise disabled (specity)?: no; I certify that my answers are true,
that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his
signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true,
except as follows: (none); Signature of Registrar: [signed] L.R. Sloan;
Precinct: 26; City or County: Whitesboro; State: Texas; (Date of Registration):
June 5th 1917. [stamp] Local Board Grayson Co. ??? Denton, Texas.
Source - Ancestry.com. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration
Cards, 1917-18 [database +online] Provo, UT.

CENSUS: 1920 Census, Grayson Co. TX, prec. 6 S of MK & T Rwy, p. 226A family 267
(21 Jan.).
ALEXANDER, Shelby N., head (0 M) M W 30, married, CR&W English, b. AR, father b.
TN, mother b. TN; Etta L. wife F W 26, married, CR&W English, b. TX, father b.
TX, mother b. VA; Hershall N son M W 9, single, at school, b. TX, father b. AR,
mother b. TX; Clayton L. son M W 6, single, b. TX, father b. AR, mother b. TX;
Daisy B. dau. F W 4 4/12, single, b. TX, father b. AR, mother b. TX; Clyde son M
W 2 8/12, single, b. TX, father b. AR, mother b. TX; Claude A. son M W 0 8/12,
single, b. TX, father b. AR, mother b. TX.

CENSUS:: 1930 Census Grayson Co., TX, Precinct 5, page 9A, line 14, dwelling
157, family 160. Enumerated 17 April.
Alexander, Shelby Newton head, M W, 40, married, age at first marriage 18, borm
AR. father born AR, mother born AR, farmer; Etta Wife, F W, 36, married, age at
first marriage 16, born TX, father born TX, mother born VA; Hershell soon, M W,
19, single, born TX, father born AR, mother born TX, laborer, farm; Clayton son,
M W, 18, single, born TX, father born AR, mother born TX; Daisy daughter, F W,
13, single, born TX, father born AR, mother born TX; Clyde son, M W, 9, single,
born TX, father born AR, mother born TX; Claude son, M W, 9. single, born TX,
father born AR, mother born TX; Marie daughter, F W, 5, single, born TX, father
born AR, mother born TX; Eugene son, M W, 1 7/12, single, born TX, father born
AR, mother born TX.,

CENSUS: 1940 Census Grayson Co., TX, Rural Grayson, page 10B, line 61, 10B
Haarts Chapel. Enumerated 26 April.
Alexander, Shelby head, M W, 51, married, born AR; Etta Lee wife, F W, 46,
marrried, born TX; Clayton son, M W, 26, sigle, born TX; Daisy daughter, F.W,
24. single, born TX; Claud son, M W. 20. single, born TX; Marie daughter, F W,
16, single, born TX; Eugene son, M W, single, born TX.

BURIAL: ALEXANDER, Shelby Newton b. April 15, 1889 d. Nov. 23, 1946,
Collinsville Cemetery, Collinsville, Grayson Co. TX.
Source -"Cemeteries of Grayson Co. TX, vol. 1," p. 21.

BURIAL: There is a burial for a Shelby ALEXANDER, no dates, in the Burris
Cemetery, located on the old SHIPMAN farm in th Cisco community of Carroll Co.,
AR.
Source - Carroll Co., AR Cemetery Index, loose leaf, Berryville Historical
Society, Berryville, Carroll Co., AR.
NOTE - This is not the same <>, who is buried in Grayson Co.,
TX.

Gravesite Details

S/W: Etta Lee Alexander


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