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Arthur  ALEXANDER

Arthur ALEXANDER

Male 1883 - 1953  (69 years)

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  • Name Arthur ALEXANDER  [1, 2
    Born 17 Mar 1883  , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Bk. H1, p.42
    • Age 47 in 1940 census, b. ca 1883, IN
    Gender Male 
    Census 16 Jun 1900  Jackson Twp., Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Thomas Alexander 
    • Alexander, Arthur, son, white, male, born Mar 1883, age 17, single, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana, can read & write, speaks English.
    1900 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1900 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Jay Co. - Thomas Alexander
    Residence ca 1916  Pike Twp., Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    R.R. 8, Pike Twp. Road 26 
    Census 8 Jan 1920  Wayne, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Arthur Alexander household 
    • Alexander, Arthur, head, rents, male, white, age 36, married, able to read and write, born Indiana, father born Ohio, mother born Indiana, speaks English, farmer, general farm, works on own account, farm schedule 32.
    1920 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1920 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Jay Co. - Arthur Alexander
    Resided 1927  Penn Twp., Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Arthur Alexander household 
    1927 Jay County, Indiana Directory
    1927 Jay County, Indiana Directory
    Arthur Alexander entry, p. 149
    Census 20 Apr 1930  Penn, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Arthur Alexander household 
    • Alexander, Arthur, head, rents, lives on a farm, male, white, age 47, married at age 29, able to read and write, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana, speaks English, farmer, general farm, no military service, farm schedule 103.
    1930 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1930 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Jay Co. - Arthur Alexander
    Residence 29 Jan 1933  Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    lived SE of Portland at death of his brother, Norman 
    Census 5 Apr 1940  Madison Twp., Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Arthur Alexander household 
    • Alexander, Arthur, head, male, white, age 57, married, 8th grade education, born Indiana, 1935, rural, Jay, Indiana on a farm, farmer, agriculture, works on own account, no other income, farm schedule 14, living at Randolph and Jay Co. line, owns home $400, farm.
    Funeral 3 Aug 1949  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    attend funeral of nephew, Ophir Orlo Richison 
    Occupation , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tenant farmer 
    Died 1953  Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary - Alexander
    Obituary - Alexander
    Arthur Alexander, 1883-1953
    Buried Praise Chapel Cemetery, New Pittsburg, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Grave Marker - Alexander
    Grave Marker - Alexander
    Arthur & Eva (Bisel) Alexander
    Person ID I735  richison
    Last Modified 25 May 2017 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann COURTNEY,   b. 22 Nov 1849, , Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1903, Jackson Twp., Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva BISEL,   b. 26 Oct 1881, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1912  , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Bk. C-K, p.448
    Children 
     1. Gerald Leroy ALEXANDER,   b. 16 Apr 1913, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Mary Helen ALEXANDER,   b. 8 Dec 1914, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Garth/Grant ALEXANDER,   b. 26 Jan 1917, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Donna Mae ALEXANDER,   b. 14 Nov 1918, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Albert Ward ALEXANDER,   b. 28 Dec 1920, prob, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1883 - , Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1912 - , Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - lived SE of Portland at death of his brother, Norman - 29 Jan 1933 - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - attend funeral of nephew, Ophir Orlo Richison - 3 Aug 1949 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tenant farmer - - , Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1953 - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Clarence, Arthur, Olive, and Carman Alexander
    Clarence, Arthur, Olive, and Carman Alexander
    Photo courtesy of Dan Richison
    Frank Alexander family - Alexander
Courtesy of Jennifer (Coffman) Rice
    Frank Alexander family - Alexander Courtesy of Jennifer (Coffman) Rice
    Back row: Carman, Arthur, Olive, Armeda
    Front row: Norman or Clarence, Thomas Frank(lin), Mary Ann (Courtney), Norman or Clarence

  • Sources 
    1. [S1904] 1940 U.S. Census, 24 Jun 2012.
      1940 U. S. census, Jay County, Indiana, population schedule, Madison township, enumeration district (ED) 38-8, sheet 1B, family 13, Arthur Alexander, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 23 June 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T627-1057

    2. [S1901] Marriage, 25 Aug 2011.
      "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959." FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 13 Oct 2012), Arthur Alexander and Eva Bisel, 1912, Portland, Jay County; FHL film 1,705,175 and 1,705,177.

    3. [S1832] 1900 U.S. Census, 4 Aug 2011.
      1900 U.S. census, Jay County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson township, enumeration district (ED) 59, sheet 5B, dwelling 105, family 107, Thomas Alexander household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 20 July 2011), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 38.

    4. [S1886] City/County Directories, 52, 9 Jun 2012.
      Alexander, Arthur (Eva), 2 children, farmer, tenant on 49 acres, 2 horses, 1 cattle, Rural Route 8, Portland, Pike Township Road 26.

    5. [S238] 1920 U.S. Census, 18 Aug 2011.
      1920 U.S. census, Jay County, Indiana, population schedule, Wayne township, sheet 2A, enumeration district (ED) 85, dwelling 35, family 35, Arthur Alexander household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 18 August 2011), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 440.

    6. [S1682] Indiana. Jay Co. - 1927 Directory, 149, 22 Apr 2010.
      Jay County Indiana Residential and Business Directory. Portland, Indiana: M & R Directory Company, 1927.

    7. [S1831] 1930 U.S. Census, 18 Aug 2011.
      1930 U.S. census, Jay County, Indiana, population schedule, Penn township, enumeration district (ED) 11, sheet 6A, dwelling 146, family 146, Arthur Alexander, digital image, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com, accessed 22 Feb 2008); citing NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 595.

    8. [S1859] Newspaper article, 26 May 2017.
      "Attend Richison Rites In Winchester," an undated clipping, ca. August 1949, from unidentified newspaper, found in Alexander Scrapbook. Held and transcribed by Shirley Richison Fields, Indianapolis, 2017.

    9. [S1310] Find A Grave, 7 Aug 2011.
      Greg Sommer (gasomr), creator, "Find A Grave," database, Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com: accessed 7 August 2011), memorial for Arthur Alexander (1883-1953).