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John H. Alexander15 NOV 1842 -- 4 AUG 1904avatar
Margaret Amanda Adkins1/1847 -- 23 APR 1914avatar
Samuel Sanders Martin14 FEB 1860 -- 18 JAN 1944avatar
Margaret C. Hovis1869 -- 10 FEB 1940avatar
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ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Della Mae 

4 SEP 19046 JUN 1996  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour James Jaynes 
2

Gladys 

30 MAR 19071/1973  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour  
3

Merril Harris 

20 SEP 19136 NOV 1931  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour  
4

Lucille D. 

20 OCT 191317 APR 1987  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour  
5

Opal Louise 

16 JAN 191616 MAY 1948  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour  
6

William H. 

12 JUN 191915 JAN 1971  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour  
7

Norma 

5 OCT 192216 MAY 1993  IN, Jackson Co, Seymour  
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  • Census, , 1900: Alexander, John H. 1900 U.S. Census
    Jackson County, Indiana Owen TWP
    Series: T623 Roll: 379 Page: 192
    Dwelling 310 Family 316

    Alexander, John H. 57, Amanda 53, William H 20
  • Census, , 1910: Alexander, William 1910 U.S. Census
    Jennings County, Spencer TWP, Indiana
    Series: T624 Roll: 359
    Page: 150 Dwelling 289 Family 289

    Alexander, William (farmer) 30, Ollie E. 25, Della M. 5, Gladys F 3, Murl H. 7 mos
  • Census, , 1920: Alexander, William 1920 U.S. Census
    Seymour, Jackson County, Jackson TWP, Indiana
    Series: T625 Roll: 439
    Page: 96 Dwelling 192 Family 239

    Alexander, William (laborer-Garage) 38, Ollie 34, Della M. 15, Gladdes 12, Merrel 10, Lucile 6, Opel 3, William 6 mos.
  • Obituary, 1928: Seymour Tribune October 10, 1928
    William Alexander

    William Alexander Dies Early Monday Had Been Ill for Past Six Months Suffering of Bright's Disease RITES 2 P.M. WEDNESDAY

    William Alexander, age 48, of Glenlawn, died at 3 o'clock this morning at his home, 704 Euclid avenue, following an illness of six months. Death was caused by Bright's disease.

    Mr. Alexander was born in Jackson county May 11, 1880, and had lived in the county all his life. He was married in 1902 to Miss Ollie Martin, of near Brownstown. He was affiliated with the Seymour order of Redmen and Haymakers. The former will be in charge of the funeral services which will be held at the First Baptist church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with the Rev. A.. Cohn officiating. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery.

    The body is in state at the Tower funeral parlors where friends may call between 6 and 9 o'clock this evening. Besides the widow, Mr. Alexander is survived by seven children, Mrs. Della Jaynes, of Seymour; Mrs. Gladys Mails, of Indianapolis; Merill, Lucille, Opal, William Jr., and Norma, all living at home; and a sister, Mrs. Anna Fish, of Norman Station.
  • Obituary, 1928: Burkholder Funeral Home Records
    Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana
    submitted by Norman Morris - March 1997
    Jackson County/USGenWeb Archives
    http://usgwarchives.org/in/jackson/funeral.html

    Alexander, William 38 Age
    48y 4m 27d died Oct. 10 1928 Parents John Alexander and Amanda
    Atkins Burial Riverview.
  • Census, , 1930: Alexander, Olive L 1930 US Census
    Seymour,Jackson, Indiana
    Roll T626_594/Page 12A
    Page 12A Dwelling 283 Family 309

    Alexander, Olive L 48 (repairer-Shoe Factory)
    Lucile D dau 16 , Opal L dau 14 , William H son 10, Norma W dau 7
  • Obituary, 1975: Seymour Tribune
    Olive L. Alexander
    January 22, 1975

    Mrs. Alexander Dies, Rites Set Thursday

    Mrs. Olive L. Alexander, 89, of the Jackson Park Convalescent Center, died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Center after an illness of 11 years.

    Funeral services were Thursday, January 24, from the Voss Chapel with the Rev. W. Robert Lewis, pastor of Central Christian Church officiating.

    Burial in Riverview Cemetery.

    Friends may call at the Voss Mortuary after 4 pm. today.

    A lifelong local resident, she was a member of Central Christian Church and was retied from the Schawe-Gerwin Shoe Company.

    Born Dec. 25, 1885, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Martin.

    On December 28, 1902, in Seymour, she married William H. Alexander, who died October 8, 1928.

    Surviving are three children. Mrs. James (Della) Jaynes , of Seymour, Mrs. Eugene (Norma) Wright, of Crothersville, and Mrs. Arthur (Lucille) Gerth, of Seymour; one brother, S.M. Martin, Sr,. of Edwardsport; 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by two sons, two daughters, two brothers and two sisters.
Sources
  1. Census: 1900 IN, Jackson Co, Owen Township. Alexander, John H. 1900 U.S. Census; Alexander, John H. 1900 U.S. Census;
  2. Census: 1910 IN, Jennings Co, Spencer Township. Alexander, William 1910 U.S. Census; Alexander, William 1910 U.S. Census;
  3. Census: 1920 IN, Jackson Co, Seymour. Alexander, William 1920 U.S. Census; Alexander, William 1920 U.S. Census;
  4. Other: Burkholder Funeral Home Records; Alexander, William Funeral Records; Jackson County/USGenWeb Archives; Website
  5. Personal: Alexander.ged; gedcom/Sherida Bush; Website
  1. Census: 1910 IN, Jennings Co, Spencer Township. Alexander, William 1910 U.S. Census; Alexander, William 1910 U.S. Census;
  2. Census: 1920 IN, Jackson Co, Seymour. Alexander, William 1920 U.S. Census; Alexander, William 1920 U.S. Census;
  3. Census: 1930 IN, Jackson Co, Seymour. Alexander, Olive L 1930 US Census; Alexander, Olive L 1930 US Census;
  4. Other: Alexander, Olive Martin Obituary; Obituary of Olive Martin Alexander; Seymour Tribune;
  5. Personal: Alexander.ged; gedcom/Sherida Bush; Website
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