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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the W. T. Alexander genealogical papers MSS.0061

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-19T11:48-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

W. T. Alexander genealogical papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0061

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 63 pieces)

Dates:

1817-1930

Abstract:

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

Scope and Contents note

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

Preferred Citation:

W. T. Alexander genealogical papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

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.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

S. Braden, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Alexander, W.T., unknown (local)

Alexander, William Simeral, 1817-1898 (local)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Family histories (rbgenr)

Genealogies (aat)

Memoir and Biography (Local)

Alexander, W.T. Box 2463