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Adam Rankin Alexander

Born: November 01, 1781 in Washington or Rockbridge Co., VA

Father: Oliver Alexander

(1732-1812)

Mother: Mary Craig

Married: Leah Reagan

(1783-1863)

March 25, 1805 in Blount Co., TN

Military Service: War of 1812

Occupation: U.S. Congressman

(1823-1825)

Children:

  1. Ebeneza, born December 06, 1805

  2. died April 29, 1857
  3. Mary Melissa, born November 08, 1807
  4. William Reagan, born July 04, 1810
  5. Jane Maria, born May 27, 1812

  6. died August 17, 1853
  7. James Henry
  8. Margaret Ann, born August 17, 1816
  9. Joseph Brown Porter, born March 30, 1818

  10. died February 22, 1869
  11. Benjamin Newton, born December 24, 1819
  12. Martha Hill, born March 22, 1822
  13. Samuel Blair Houston, born April 02, 1825

  14. died November 29, 1843
  15. John Bell Pinkney, born January 20, 1829

Died: November 01, 1848 in Chulahoma, MS

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