Thank you ----Dick
On Fri, 14 Dec 2001 22:21:36 -0800 "Kay Barnes" <pegkay1(a)msn.com> writes:
The Alexander family came to Kentucky from Virginia around 1790,
first setteling in Bath County. Between 1790-1800, David Alexander
brought his family to Nicholas county and settled on Stoney Creek in
a small log cabin. Though neighbors were scarce and far between, in
1798 many friends and neighbors gave a feast in honor of Daniel
Boone, who was leaving the county to go down the Big Sandy and
depart for Missouri. David Alexander was present at the celebration,
a great event for the era. David's wife is unknown, but his son was
William F. Alexander (b. 1817).
William F. Alexander (1817-1875) married Sara Robinson (1820-1895).
They were buried at Cassidy Creek Cemetery. their children were:
James Alexander married Susan Ishmael, and they were buried in the
John T. Alexander never married and was buried at Cassidy Creek.
Hattie Alexander married John Harbitt and was buried in the Carlisle
Nannie Alexander married Frank Crump and was buried in Carlisle
Elen Alexander married John Bowen and was buried in Cassidy Creek
Mary Jane Alexander married James Hughes.
James and Susan Alexander's children were:
Bill Alexander married Jane Bevins and was buried at Creek Run in
Lewis County. They had 2 children, James and Earnest.
Jack Alexander married Betsy Harbitt and was buried in Linton, Ind.
Their 4 children were Kash, Floyd, Grace, and Bess.
Dave Alexander married Mary Hinson and was buried in Portsmouth, O.
Mary Alexander married John Smitson and was buried in Carlisle. They
had one daughter.
Nan Alexander never married.
Betsy Alexander married Martin Letcher and was buried at Ishmael
Chapel. They had several children.
Ditzler Alexander (1870-1949) Married Janie Riggs. They were buried
in Carlisle. Their one son, J. W. Alexander (b. 1904) married Fannie
Hunt (b. 1903), the daughter of Harper Hunt, a first sergeant in the
111th Kentucky Rifle Division of the Union Army during the Civil
J. W. and Fannie Hunt Alexander are parents of the following two
children: Jane married James W. Bradley; has children, Eddie and
Stephanie. Stanley Alexander married Etna Mae Dwelly and have one
son, Jack C. (Information by Jack C.)
Source: History of Nicholas County, Kentucky- pg. 328-329
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