Died: 1855-03-30 Coles County, Illinois
Flourished: Coles County, Illinois
Alexander settled in Coles County, Illinois, around 1833. He and his family were members of the Second Presbyterian Church organized in Coles County in 1843. In 1850, Alexander was farming, and owned $40,000 in real property.
The History of Coles County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 429; Newton Bateman and Paul Selby, eds., Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Coles County, ed. by Charles Edward Wilson (Chicago: Munsell, 1906), 639; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Muddy Precinct, Coles County, IL, 85; Gravestone, Lower Muddy Cemetery, Lerna, IL.