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W. T. Alexander genealogical papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0061

Scope and Contents

The collection contains biographies of William Simeral Alexander of North Carolina (1817-1898) and his descendants, with reference to his ancestors to 1716. The genealogies were compiled in 1930 by W. T. Alexander.

Dates

  • 1817-1930

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

William Simeral Alexander, son of Eli Alexander (1784-1834) and Margaret C. Alcorn Alexander (1786-1872), was born on 4 August 1817, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He was married to Isabell Louise Alexander (1821-1889), with whom he had eight children: (1) Margaret Lenora (1843-1911), (2) Martha Nancy (1845-?), (3) John Milton (1847-1889), (4) James Martin (1853-1912), (5) Mary Emma (1856-1918), (6) William Hiram (1860-?), (7) Annie Elizabeth (1862-?), and (8) Frank Wesley (1867-?). He also had a son, Eli Ezekiel (1849-1918), by Elizabeth Lee Alexander.

He died on 29 December 1898, in Sumter County, Alabama.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet (1 item, 63 pieces)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Biographies of William Simeral Alexander of North Carolina (1817-1898) and his descendants, with reference to his ancestors to 1716, compiled in 1930 by W. T. Alexander.

Provenance

unknown

Processed by

S. Braden, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the W. T. Alexander genealogical papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500