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Decendents of David1 Alexander of Maine



Fourth Generation

13   William4 Alexander (David3 William2 David1 ) was born 13 Nov 1762 {30}. He married Betsey Campbell, 23 Dec 1786 {30}. She was born 15 September 1769, the daughter of Capt. William and Elizabeth (Price) Campbell, of Portland, ME {30}. William died 19 October 1847 {30}. Betsey died 18 November 1848 {30}.

Children of William and Betsey (Campbell) Alexander
44i Aletta, b 12 Mar 1788 {30}; d 3 June 1792 {30}
45ii James, b 2 Nov 1789; d 3 Oct 1876; m 1815 Eleanor Dunlap
46iii Campbell, b 18 Oct 1791; d 15 Oct 1864; m1 1812 Margaret Stanwood; m2 1849 Hannah Weston
47iv Isaac, b 19 Oct 1793 {30}; d 11 Jan 1794 {30}
48v Isabella, b 4 Dec 1794 {30}; d 29 Feb 1852 {30}; m 1813 John Henry; ch. HENRY: (1) Cordelia, 1814-1861; (2) Mercy E., 1817-1841; (3) Aletta, 1819-1841; (4) Mary F., 1821-1883; (5) Beveridge, 1823-1827; (6) William, 1825-1827; (7) John, 1827-1837; (8) Isabella, 1830-1847
49vi Eliza, b 11 June 1797 {30}; d 4 June 1875 {30}; m Sept 1822 Robert P. Woodside; ch. WOODSIDE: (1) Caroline F., b 1824; (2) Mary E., 1826-1896; (3) Hiram A., b 1828; (4) Aletta R., b 1830; (5) Isabella H., b 1833; (6) Harriet A., b 1837
50vii Ewing, b 14 June 1799; d 6 May 1883; m1 1821 Sarah D. Melcher; m2 1854 Martha P. Ewers; m3 1860 Eliza B. Merriman
51viii Aletta, b 31 Mar 1802 {30}; d 21 Sept 1830 {30}; m 3 Mar 1821 Anthony Coombs Raymond; ch. RAYMOND: (1) Mary Ann, 1821-1893; (2) Isabella H., b 1823; (3) Edward C., b 1828
52ix Joseph, b 28 Nov 1804; d 17 May 1890; m1 1829 Emeline Decker; m2 1845 Mary G. Mosher
53x Ann, b 4 Apr 1806 {30}; d 8 July 1881 {30}; m Thomas Whitehouse; ch. WHITEHOUSE: (1) Aletta Ann, b 1831; (2) Lizzie B.; (3) Alfred, 1835-1864; (4) George Knox, 1844-1846; (5) Mary Ellen, b 1847
54xi Hiram, b 11 May 1808; d 20 Dec 1896; m 1836 Sarah E. Phinney
 
15  David4 Alexander (David3 William2 David1 was born 13 March 1767 {30}. He married Sarah Dunning, 18 Aug 1791 {30}. She was the daughter of Andrew Dunning of Harpswell.

Children of David and Sarah (Dunning) Alexander {30}
55i David, b 31 Dec 1792; d.y.
56ii Margaret, b 3 Mar 1795
57iii Nancy, b 9 Feb 1797
58iv David, b 30 Jan 1799
59v Rebecca, b 28 Jan 1801
60vi Hannah, b 4 Mar 1803
61vii Nehemiah, b 15 Mar 1806
62viii Deborah, b 25 May 1808
63ix Betsey C., b 19 May 1810
 
18  Isaac4 Alexander (David3 William2 David1 was born 10 October 1774 {30}. He married Mary Pennell. She was the daughter of Thomas Pennell of Brunswick, ME {30}.

Children of Isaac and Mary (Pennell) Alexander {30}
64i Isaac, b 1796
65ii David, b 1798; d 12 Dec 1804
66iii Alexander, b 1801
67iv Thomas, b 1803
68v David, b 1805; d 25 June 1808
69vi Mary, b 1808
70vii James, b 20 Mar 1814
71viii William, b 20 Mar 1814; d 1896; m 1 Nov 1838 Elizabeth Dunning
72ix Charles, b 1819
73x Pennell, b 1821
 
41  Hugh4 Alexander (David3 William2 David1 was born 14 December 1781 at Harpswell, ME {17, 31, 35}. He married Ann Wilson of Bowdoin, 20 August 1809 {31}. She was the daughter of David Wilson {35}. "Mrs. Anna Alexander, wife of Hugh Alexander, died 26 March 1843 at Richmond," age 52 years {16}. Hugh died 30 Apr 1862 in Richmond {31}.

Hugh is listed in the 1830 to 1850 censuses as living in Richmond with his wife and children. In 1860 he was living with his son Andrew. Hugh Alexander owned and operated a farm (1860 {8}).

NOTE: The IGI {17} gives both Harpswell and Topsham as the place of birth of Hugh Alexander.


Children of Hugh and Ann (Wilson) Alexander
+74i Andrew Dunning, b 9 Nov 1809 Harpswell; d 26 Sept 1894; m 1858 Meribah Seigers
+75ii Noah, b 10 Jan 1812 Harpswell; d 14 June 1893 Richmond; m1 Sarah Ridley; m2 1858 Mary A. Siegars
+76iii Hugh Wilson, b 8 Sept 1814 Harpswell; d 21 June 1905; m 1847 Mary D. Washburn
+77iv Randall Dunn, b 14 Nov 1816 Harpswell; d 14 May 1902 Richmond; m 1854 Zerada Watson
78v Mary Ann {31}, d.y.
79vi Nancy C., b Aug 1822 {31}; d 11 Apr 1855 Richmond, age 32 yrs. 8 mos. {31}
+80vii David Wilson, b 8 April 1825 Richmond; d 20 Sept 1907; m 1864 Louisa R. Pray
81viii Joseph, b Nov 1827 {31}; d 27 Jan 1851 New York City {16}, age 23 yrs, 2 mos. {31}
+82ix William Curtis, b 16 Sept 1830 Richmond; d 28 Oct 1909 Richmond; m 1870 Lena Dawes
83x Simeon, b 1833; d "lost at sea" {31} "in a storm off Cape Cod, MA" {35}
84xi Mary Ann, b July 1836; d 12 Jan 1860 Richmond, age 23 yrs. 6 mos. {31}
 
Fifth Generation
45   James5 Alexander (William4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 2 Nov 1789 at Harpswell, ME {30}. He married 27 June 1815 to Eleanor Dunlap {30}. She was born 23 Sept 1786, the daughter of Samuel Dunlap of Brunswick {30}. Eleanor died 25 Sept 1865 {30}. James died 3 Oct 1876 {30}.

James Alexander was a farmer (1850-1860 {7, 8}). In 1850 James Alexander, age 61, was living with his wife Eleanor, age 62, in Richmond, ME (dwelling #286). His real estate was valued at $2,000. Living next door (dwelling #287) were Robert B., age 32 (a farmer), James P., age 27 (a seaman), Susan D., age 25, Aletta, age 23, Susan G., age 31, Albert H, age 3, and Aby H. Alexander, age 2. Also in the household was Rasetta Jack, a female age 19. They were probably the sons, daughters, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren of James Alexander. {7} In 1860, James, age 71 was living in Richmond with his wife Elenor, 73, daughter Aletta, 33, and James H. Alexander, 17, a clerk {8}.


Children of James and Eleanor (Dunlap) Alexander
+85i Robert Dunlap, b 16 Dec 1816; d 10 June 1888; m 1845 Susan Gray Jack
86ii Eleanor Elizabeth, b 16 June 1819 {30}; d 25 Sept 1842 {30}; m 10 July 1841 Stanwood Alexander [90]
87iii James Pierce, b 23 Apr 1822 {30}; d 25 May 1885 {30}; m 1852 Octavia Marston {30}; no issue; served in Navy during Civil War
88iv Susan Dunlap, b 30 Apr 1824 {30}; d 6 May 1856 {30}
89v Aletta Raymond, b 22 Feb 1827 {30}
 
46   Campbell5 Alexander (William4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 18 Oct 1791 in Harpswell, ME. Campbell married first 20 March 1812 to Margaret Stanwood. She was born 13 Aug 1790, the daughter of James and Margaret (Chase) Stanwood of Brunswick. Margaret died 1 Dec 1845. Campbell married second 16 Dec 1849 to Hannah Weston of Brunswick. She was born in 1795 {7, 30}. Campbell died 15 Oct 1864. Hannah died 11 Oct 1871. {30}

Campbell Alexander lived in Richmond (1850-1860 {7 (p. 268), 8 (p. 509}). In 1850 Campbell Alexander, age 59, was living in Richmond, ME (dwelling #43) with his wife Hannah, age 55, daughter Margaret, age 26, and Lydia Deston, age 23. His real estate was valued at $4,000. Nearby (dwelling #45) lived Stanwood Alexander and his family {7} . In 1860, Campbell Alexander, age 69, was living in Richmond with his wife and daughter, Margaret, age 36 {8}. Campbell was a sparmaker (1850-1860 {7, 8}).


Children of Campbell and Margaret (Stanwood) Alexander {30}
+90i Stanwood, b 13 Aug 1813; d 7 Aug 1852; m1 1841 Eleanor E. Alexander; m2 1843 Priscilla Brown
91ii William, b 21 Mar 1815; d 21 May 1834
92iii Henry, b 30 Jan 1817; d 12 July 1840
+93iv Charles, b 17 Sept 1818; d 27 Oct 1851; m 1845 Celia A. Winslow
+94v Isaac, b 18 Feb 1820; d 9 Mar 1892; m 1843 Frances L. Southard
95vi Margaret, b 1 May 1824; m 16 Apr 1869 Isaac Lamont; no issue
96vii Betsey, b 30 Apr 1826; d 8 Aug 1826
97viii Rebecca, b 30 Mar 1827; d 9 Oct 1843
 
50   Ewing5 Alexander (William4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 14 June 1799. He married first 31 Dec 1821 to Sarah Dunning Melcher. She was born in Brunswick 8 Oct 1798. Sarah died 19 Aug 1853. Ewing married second 1 June 1854 to Martha P. Ewers of Richmond. Martha died 11 Jan 1860. Ewing married third 25 Dec 1860 to Eliza B. (Wilson) Merriman. She was born 3 June 1824. Eliza died 14 Jan 1878. Ewing died 6 May 1883. {30}

Ewing was a farmer (1850-1860 {7, 8}). He lived in Richmond (1850-60).

In 1850 "Erain" Alexander, a farmer, age 50, was living (dwelling #288) with his wife, age 51; Albian D, age 28 (a sea captain); Eliza Ann, age 23; Joseph, age 21 (a student); Harriet M., age 17; Erwin, age 15 (farmer); Emeline, age 13; Mary H., age 11; and William H. Alexander, age 8. The real estate of Ewing Alexander was valued at $3,000. {7 (p. 283)} Ewing lived next to James and Robert B. Alexander (dwelling #286, 287).

In 1860, "Ewin" Alexander, age 60, lived with Mary H., age 21, vest-maker, and William H. Alexander, age 18, seaman, and Frank D. Taylor, age 5 and Hattie F. Taylor, age 3. {8 (p. 510)}


Children of Ewing and Sarah D. (Melcher) Alexander {30}
98i Albion Dunning, 5 Oct 1822; m Elvira Lewis; sea captain (1850)
99ii Sarah Jane, b 27 Nov 1824; m 14 June 1846 William Henry Melcher of Brunswick; ch. MELCHER: (1) Ellen P., b 1847; (2) William P., b 1849; (3) Ada M., 1856
100iii Eliza Ann, b 13 Dec 1826; m 4 July 1852 Edwin R. Brown of Lunenburg, VT; ch. BROWN: (1) Estella F., 1853-1854; (2) Sarah A., b 1855; (3) Harry E., 1861-1862
101iv Joseph Melcher 12 Dec 1828; d 25 Sept 1853; Bowdoin College class of 1854
102v Ewing, b 5 Nov 1830; d 8 Oct 1832
103vi Harriet Maria, b 4 Nov 1832; d 12 Jan 1859; m June 1854 William D. Taylor (1825-1886); ch. TAYLOR: (1) Frank Dwight, b 1855; (2) Hattie Florence, 1861-1862
104vii Ewing, b 26 Aug 1834; m 1869 Celia F. Slocum
105viii Emeline Decker, b 16 Sept 1836; m 14 Dec 1870 Austin D. Collins (b 1840); ch. COLLINS: (1) Marion Louise, b 1873; (2) Florence Alexander, b 1876
106ix Mary Henry, b 8 May 1839; m 7 July 1875 Dr. Abiram F. Squier (b 1846); no issue
107x William Henry, b 2 Aug 1841; d 3 Sept 1882; m 25 Sept 1865 Clementine Bowman (b 1843); no issue
 
52   Joseph5 Alexander (William4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 28 Nov 1804. He married first 27 Aug 1829 to Emeline Decker. She was born 30 Jan 1810, the daughter of William and Betsey Decker of Bowdoinham. Emeline died 23 Sept 1844. Joseph married second 25 May 1845 to Mary G. Mosher. Mary was born 16 Oct 1810, the daughter of Nathaniel Mosher of Gorham. Joseph Alexander died 17 May 1890. {30}

In 1860, Betsey A. Alexander, age 30, dressmaker, was living in Bath in the household of Daniel Small (age 36). {8 (p. 258)}


Children of Joseph and Emeline (Decker) Alexander {30}
108i Betsey Ann, b 18 Sept 1831; single in 1860
109ii Noble Decker, b 6 Apr 1833
110iii Isaac, b 17 June 1835; d 7 June 1885
111iv Frances Maria, b 25 June 1836; d 29 Dec 1893; m 29 May 1860 William H. Stewart (1826-1894); ch. STEWART: (1) Josephine Alexander, b 25 Oct 1862; (2) Mabel Stanton, b 14 May 1866; (3) Blanche Emeline, 1870-1882
112v Emma Eliza, b 29 Nov 1841; m 20 Aug 1878 Henry Thompson (1837-1892); no issue

Children of Joseph and Mary G. (Mosher) Alexander {30}
113vi Mary Ellen, b 12 Mar 1846; d 7 Mar 1847
114vii Mary Ellen, b 8 Sept 1847; m 29 Jan 1873 Alva Augustus Libby (b 1846); ch. LIBBY: (1) Joseph Harold, b 1877; (2) Myles Augustus, b 1884; (3) Henry Alexander, b 1889
115viii Sarah Merrill, b 13 June 1849; m 6 Oct 1879 John A. Currier (b 1849); ch. CURRIER: (1) Karl Castlehun, b 1881
116ix Josephine, b 13 Nov 1852; d 7 Nov 1854
 
54   Hiram5 Alexander (William4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 11 May 1808. He married 8 March 1836 to Sara E. Phinney. She was born 14 June 1814, the daughter of James Phinney. Sarah died 24 March 1894. Hiram died 20 Dec 1896. {30}

Children of Hiram and Sarah E. (Phinney) Alexander {30}
+117i Leonard Brackett, b 27 Oct 1837; m 1863 Alice P. Reed
118ii Abbie Eliza, b 22 July 1840; d 12 July 1872; m Mar 1865 Warren E. Mountford (b 1834); ch. MOUNTFORD: (1) Sarah M., b 1866; (2) Raymond, 1868-1868
119iii James Scott, b 21 Aug 1842; m 24 Oct 1866 Mary E.B. Hudson (b 1843); no issue
120iv Isabella Henry, b 2 Sept 1845; d 15 May 1876
 
74   Andrew Dunning5 Alexander (Hugh4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 9 Nov 1809 in Harpswell, ME {31}. He married 21 Jan 1858 to Meribah Siegers (also spelled Meribel) . She was born 25 Jan 1830, probably in Bowdoinham, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah Siegars. Andrew died 26 Sept 1894 at Richmond, age 84 years {15, 31}. Meribah died 30 June 1904 at Richmond. {31}

In 1860, Andrew D. Alexander, age 50, farmer, his wife Maribel, age 30, and Cerena, age 1 lived in the his father's house. {8 (p. 539}


Children of Andrew and Meribah (Siegers) Alexander, born in Richmond, ME {31}
121i Serenia I. [Carena], b 7 June 1859; d 7 June 1891 Richmond; m 30 Sept 1889 Somerville, MA to Marshall E. I. Graves; ch. GRAVES: (1) Everett M., b 5 Oct 1891
122ii Andrew Dunning, b 5 Sept 1865; d 26 Mar 1881 Richmond
+123iii George Warren, b 8 Aug 1870; d 2 Jan 1914 Richmond; m 1906 Cora Russell
 
75   Noah5 Alexander (Hugh4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 10 Jan 1812 at Harpswell, ME. He married first to Mrs. Sarah Ridley of Harpswell. She died 28 April 1850 in Richmond. Noah married second 19 May 1858 to Mary Ann Siegars. She was born 23 June 1828 in Bowdoinham, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah Siegars. Noah Alexander died 14 June 1893 at Richmond. Mary Ann died 22 March 1897 at Richmond. {31}

Noah Alexander was a farmer (1860). In 1860 he, age 42, was living in Richmond with his wife Mary A., 33, and children Nancy A., 4 and Wright Alexander, 2. {8 (p. 545)}


Children of Noah and Mary Ann (Seigars) Alexander, born in Richmond, ME {31}
124i Augusta Nancy, b 10 May 1857; d 23 Feb 1922; m 20 Sept 1881 Perley A. Carkin of Westford, MA
+125ii Joseph Wright, b 22 Aug 1859; d 12 Dec 1927 N. Belgrade; m 1897 Carrie M. Bickford
126iii Almira, b 23 June 1860; d 10 Feb 1892 Richmond
127iv Noah, b 22 July 1864; d 24 Feb 1939 Richmond
128v Eliza Ann, b 16 Dec 1867; d 10 Jan 1918 Richmond; m - Devoe of Gardiner
 
76   Hugh Wilson5 Alexander (Hugh4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 8 Sept 1814 at Harpswell, ME {15, 17}. Marriage intentions of Hugh W. Alexander, of Richmond, and Mary D. Washburn, of Canaan, were posted 4 Sept 1847 at Richmond {16} (recorded 26 Sept 1847 at Canaan {31}). She was born 21 July 1825 at Canaan, ME to Jesse and Deborah R. (Wilson) Washburn {13}. Mary died 26 June 1893 [July {21}] at Richmond {31}. Hugh died 21 June 1905 at Richmond, age 92 years of "old age." {15}

In 1860, Hugh W. Alexander, age 45, farmer, was living in Richmond with wife Mary D., 34, George E., 11, David R., 10 and Annie D. Alexander, age 8. Also in the household was Hannah S. Washburn [sister of Mary?], age 25, whose occupation was listed as domestic. {8 (p. 539)}


Children of Hugh W. and Mary D. (Washburn) Alexander, born in Richmond, ME
+129i George Edwin, b 24 June 1849; d 11 May 1919; m 1875 Sarah E. Trott
+130ii David Randall, b 22 Sept 1850; d 14 Sept 1917 Augusta; m 1876 Maria M. Wilson
+131iii Annie Deborah, b 13 Feb 1852; d 12 Jan 1934 Richmond; m1 1880 Fred M. Lancaster; m2 James E. Dale
132iv Charles Henry, b 1 July 1860F; d 10 Oct 1920 Richmond {31}
+133v Jesse William, b 15 Mar 1862 Pittsfield, ME; d 22 Nov 1929 Augusta; m 1890 Elsie E. Mann
+134vi Joseph Frank, b 28 Oct 1864; d 3 Feb 1941 So. Portland; m 1884 Lena R. Jenkins
+135vii Llewellyn Miles, b 31 Mar 1867; d 26 Jan 1960 Richmond; m 1888 Clara M. Shepherd
 
77   Randall Dunn5 Alexander (Hugh4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 14 Nov 1816 in Harpswell, ME. Randall married 16 Oct 1854 at Richmond to Zerada Watson of Richmond {15}. She was born 18 Oct 1834, the daughter of Samuel and Terza (Ring) Watson {31}. Zerada died 21 June 1900 {31}. Randall died 14 May 1902 at Richmond, age 85 years {15}.

In 1860, Randall Alexander, age 40, farmer, was living in Richmond with wife "Zorada," 25 and children Maria, 4, and Marcia, 1. {8 (p. 539)}


Children of Randall D. and Zerada (Watson) Alexander, born in Richmond, ME {31}
136i Maria Francis, b 31 July 1855 {15}; d 1873 Richmond
ii infant, b 1857; d 1857, age 3 days
+137iii Marcia Jane, b 13 Feb 1859; d 5 Dec 1920; m 1876 Melvin Buker
+138iv Edgar Franklin, b 20 Mar 1861; d 17 Oct 1932 Boothbay; m1 1885 Frances J. Tarr; m2 1925 Catherine Emerson
139v Albertia May, b 16 Apr 1865; d 1873
140vi Simeon Curtis 28 Oct 1867; d 1897 "lost at sea"
141vii Cora Ella, b 17 May 1869; m 24 Sept 1892 Earl Hill Frost
142viii Leslie Emmons 1872; d 1873
 
80   David Wilson5 Alexander (Hugh4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 8 April 1825 in Richmond, ME. David married in 1864 at Haverhill, MA to Louisa Reed Pray of Richmond {31}. She was born 9 Apr 1834, the daughter of James and Betsey (Springer) Pray

Louisa died 20 Oct 1886 in Richmond {31}. David died 20 Sept 1907 at Richmond, age 82 years {15}.

David Alexander was a ship's carpenter (1860). In 1860, David, age 35 was single and living with his father. {8 (p. 539)}


Children of David W. and Louisa (Pray) Alexander
143i Homer Ellsworth, b 19 May 1867 {31} [1857]; d 13 Oct 1944B
ii infant, b 1860 [?]
144iii James Almore, b 10 Apr 1870 {31}; d 18 May 1893{31}, age 23 yrs.
 
82   William Curtis5 Alexander (Hugh4 David3 William2 David1 ) was born 16 Sept 1830 in Richmond, ME. He married 4 Sept 1870 [22 Dec 1885; 1887] in Richmond to Philena W. Dawes. She was the daughter of Ezra Dawes. William died 28 Oct 1909 in Richmond. Lena died 13 Feb 1921. William and Lena did not have any children. {31}

William C. Alexander was a ship carpenter (1860). In 1860 he, age "27," single, was living with his father. {8 (p. 539)}



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