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20 Thomas  ALEXANDER

20 Thomas ALEXANDER

Male 1810 - 1879  (68 years)

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  • Name Thomas ALEXANDER  [1, 2, 3
    Title 20 
    Born 10 Aug 1810  , Warren, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 7 Aug 1820  Clear Creek Twp., Warren, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    D. Alexander household 
    • D. Alexander
      3 males under 10 [James, age 2; Henry, age 5; Thomas, age 10]
      1 male 10 thru 15 [John, age 12]
      1 male 45 & over [Daniel, age 50 to 60]
      1 female under 10 [Margaret, age 8]
      1 female 10 thru 15 [Prudence, bet age 10-15]
      1 female 26 thru 44 [Sarah, age 33]
      1 person in agriculture
    1820 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1820 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Ohio. Warren Co. - D. Alexander
    Census 1 Jun 1830  Washington Twp., Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Daniel Alexander household 
    • Daniel Alexander
      2 males 10 thru 14 [Henry, age 15; James, age 12]
      1 male 15 thru 19 [Thomas, age 20]
      1 male 60 thru 69 [Daniel, age 60-70]
      1 female 40 thru 49 [Sarah, age 43]
    1830 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1830 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Ohio. Preble Co. - Daniel Alexander
    Moved 1835  , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    came to Indiana 
    Land 16 Oct 1835  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    80 acres, S19 T21N R15E  
    Land 17 Jun 1836  , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Quit Claim from sons Thomas Alexander and John F. Alexander to SE1/4 S4 T8 R2E for $200 to mother Sarah Alexander. 
    Census 1 Jun 1840  Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Thomas Alexander household 
    • Thomas Alexander
      2 males under 5 [James Harvey, 1835; Abraham, 1837]
      2 males 5 thru 9 [Joseph, 1832; Henry, 1833]
      1 male 20 thru 29 [Thomas, 1810, age 30 on 10 Aug]
      1 female under 5 [Sarah Ann, 1839]
      1 female 20 thru 29 [Lucinda, 1815]
    1840 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1840 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Thomas Alexander
    Census 28 Sep 1850  Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Thomas Alexander household 
    • Thomas Alexander, age 40, male, farmer, real estate valued at $550, born Ohio
    1850 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1850 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Thomas Alexander
    Census 4 Jul 1860  Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Thomas Alexander household 
    • Thomas Alexander, age 49, male, farmer, real estate $1800, personal property $550, born Ohio
    1860 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1860 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Thomas Alexander
    Census 8 Jul 1870  Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Thos. Allexander household 
    • Allexander, Thos., age 60, male, white, farmer, real estate $2400, personal estate $500, born Ohio, US citizen
    1870 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1870 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Thos. Alexander
    Resided Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Died 14 Jun 1879  Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 15
    • Place of death
      Posted on Ancestry World Tree by Deborrah Brown (deborrah@bright.net), 11 Oct 2002
    Buried Old Prospect Cemetery, Saratoga, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 16
    Grave Marker - Alexander
    Grave Marker - Alexander
    Thomas Alexander (1810-1879)
    Photo courtesy of Jennifer Rice
    Person ID I623  richison
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2017 

    Father Daniel ALEXANDER,   b. 1 May 1768, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 4 Nov 1831- 21 Mar 1832, , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah FRY,   b. 31 May 1787, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1856, , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda HARSHMAN,   b. 18 Dec 1815, , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1887, Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1831  , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 17
    • Notes found in ALEXANDER/COURTNEY Journal gives married date as 10 Jan 1831, Ohio GenWeb and FamilySearch, both of which are supposed to be citing actual records, say 20 January 1831. Image online at Preble County District Public Library is very faint but believe it too says 20th.


    • Married by J. K. Blackford, J.P.
    Marriage register - Alexander
    Marriage register - Alexander
    Alexander-Harshman marriage, 1831
    Children 
    +1. Joseph H. ALEXANDER,   b. 22 Feb 1832, , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1912, Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Henry ALEXANDER,   b. 10 Jun 1833, , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1906, , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    +3. James Harvey ALEXANDER,   b. 8 Mar 1835, , Preble, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1916, Lafayette Twp., Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     4. Abraham ALEXANDER,   b. 1837, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 Oct 1915  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Sarah Ann ALEXANDER,   b. 1839, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1882  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Daniel P. ALEXANDER,   b. 13 Oct 1841, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1917, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Lucinda ALEXANDER,   b. 18 Dec 1843, , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1922, Marion, Grant, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     8. Mary Ellen ALEXANDER,   b. 1845, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     9. Rhoda Jane ALEXANDER,   b. c. 1847, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Sep 1850, prob , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Thomas Franklin ALEXANDER,   b. 19 Oct 1850, New Pittsburg, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1915, Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
    +11. Solomon ALEXANDER,   b. 1 Jul 1855, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1923, Avon, Latah, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
    +12. George Washington ALEXANDER,   b. 20 Mar 1857, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1940, Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2013 
    Family ID F338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1810 - , Warren, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Daniel Alexander household - 1 Jun 1830 - Washington Twp., Preble, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1831 - , Preble, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - came to Indiana - 1835 - , , Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 80 acres, S19 T21N R15E - 16 Oct 1835 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Quit Claim from sons Thomas Alexander and John F. Alexander to SE1/4 S4 T8 R2E for $200 to mother Sarah Alexander. - 17 Jun 1836 - , Preble, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - - Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1879 - Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    Poem - Alexander
    Poem - Alexander
    "My Kin folk" by Olive Alexander Richison
    Death certificate - Alexander
    Death certificate - Alexander
    Thomas Franklin Alexander, 1915

  • Sources 
    1. [S1900] Books, 20 Aug 2011.
      Harshman, Mavourneen and C. C. Harshman. The Harshman, Hashman, Hershman, Hersman Family A History and Genealogy (Vol. III). Berkeley, California: Mrs. Mavourneen (Harshman) Harshman (1995).

    2. [S1869] Deaths, 20 Aug 2011.
      Jay County Department of Health, death certificate, Thomas F. Alexander, died 15 October 1915, book CH-2, p.56; Jay County Department of Health, Portland, Indiana.

    3. [S382] Family Tree Online, 22 Aug 2014.
      Deborrah Brown, submitter, "Ramsey Family Tree," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 22 August 2013), entry for Daniel Alexander (1768-1932); undocumented family tree.
      All information from Ancestry Family Trees.

    4. [S1881] FGS & Charts, 29 Sep 2011.
      Author unknown. Daniel Alexander Family Group Sheet, 1768-1897; supplied by Randolph County Historical Museum, 416 S. Meridian Street, Winchester, Indiana. This sheet offers no documentation for any piece of data.

    5. [S1840] 1820 U.S. Census, 7 Aug 2011.
      1820 U.S. census, Warren County, Ohio, population schedule, Clear Creek Township, D. Alexander household; digital image, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 August 2011), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M33, roll 87.

    6. [S1839] 1830 U.S. Census, 8 Aug 2011.
      1830 U.S. census, Preble County, Ohio, population schedule, Washington Township, page 362, Daniel Alexander household; digital image, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 8 August 2011), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M19, roll 138.

    7. [S128] Alexander-Courtney Journal, 22 Aug 2015.
      Shirley Richison Fields, transcriber, "Journal of Olive (Alexander) Richison Hodge, 1887-1973, Jay and Randolph counties, Indiana" (transcript 1985), copy privately held by Fields [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Avon, Indiana, 2003. Original held by Special Collections, Bracken Library, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

    8. [S65] Land, 14 Apr 2009.
      Thomas Alexander (Randolph County, Indiana), certificate no. 4256; "Land Patent Search," digital images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecrods.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 14 April 2009).

    9. [S1480] Ohio. - Early Ohio Settlers, Southwestern Ohio, 1800-1840, Ellen T. Berry and David A. Berry, editors, (Balitmore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1986.), 5 Jul 2008.
      Early Ohio Settlers; Purchasers of Land in Southwestern Ohio, 1800-1840

      Purchaser: Alexander, Thomas (E)
      Date & Year: 25 Feb 1834
      Residence: Preble [Preble County, Ohio]
      R15 T21 S19

    10. [S65] Land, 22 Dec 2016.
      Preble County, Ohio, Deed Book 20, p. 11, Thomas and John F. Alexander to Sarah Alexander, 13 September 1836; Recorder's Office, Eaton.

    11. [S1838] 1840 U.S. Census, 11 Aug 2011.
      1840 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson Township, page 122 (penned), Thomas Alexander; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Aug 2011); NARA microfilm publication M704-92.

    12. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census, 8 Apr 2011.
      1850 U.S. Census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson Township, p. 110 (stamped), dwelling 974, family 986, Thomas Alexander; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 23 November 2007); NARA microfilm publication 432, roll 168.

    13. [S1836] 1860 U.S. Census, 4 Jan 2008.
      1860 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson Township, p. 86 (penned), dwelling 631, family 606, Thomas Alexander; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 January 2008); NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 292.

    14. [S1835] 1870 U.S. Census, 17 Jul 2008.
      1870 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson Township, p. 19 (penned), dwelling 132, family 132, Thos. Alexander; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 July 2008); NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 354.

    15. [S128] Alexander-Courtney Journal, 22 Aug 2015.
      Shirley Richison Fields, transcriber, "Journal of Olive (Alexander) Richison Hodge, 1887-1973, Jay and Randolph counties, Indiana" (transcript 1985), copy privately held by Fields [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Avon, Indiana, 2003. Original held by Special Collections, Bracken Library, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.
      Tombstone gives death date 5 years later than A/C Journal and says died at 68 yrs 10 mo 4 days which validates 1879 based on birth on 10 Aug 1810. Thomas died several years before Olive was born so her A/C Journal could very easily be wrong.

    16. [S1865] Cemetery, 7 Jul 2013.
      Old Prospect Cemetery (Randolph County, Indiana; 6.4 miles southeast of Ridgeville on State Road 28; latitude 40.2564339, longitude -84.9141321), Thomas Alexander marker; photograph supplied by Jennifer Rice,

    17. [S1901] Marriage, 7 Mar 2012.
      "Ohio, Marriages 1800-1958." database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 7 March 2012), entry for Thomas Alexander and Lucinda Harshman, married 20 January 1831, Preble County, Ohio; citing FHL microfilm 461,073.