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Sam Pickering Alexander (1897 - 1981)

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Sam Pickering Alexander
Born in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Columba County, Arkansasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Dec 2018
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Categories: Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery, Magnolia, Arkansas | Magnolia, Arkansas.

Biography

Sam Pickering Alexander was born on 17 August 1897 in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas. He was the fourth child of John Graham Alexander and Margaret Ida Pickering Alexander. [1] [2]

Family # 60 - US Census - 7 June 1900 - Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:
John G. Alexander - head age 37 - born AR
Maggie I. Alexander - wife age 32 - born AR
Ida L. Alexander - daughter age 12 - born AR
Annie J Alexander - daughter age 9 - born AR
Mary W. Alexander - daughter age 6 - born AR
Sam P. Alexander - son age 3 - born AR
Bobbie F. Alexander - daughter age 4 months - born AR
Frank Moore - male servant age 22
George W. Peoples - male servant age 25

As of the 1910 and the 1920 censuses Sam continued to live and farm with his family in Calhoun Township. [3] [4]

On 14 August 1925 Sam married Louie Mae Falkner in Columbia County, Arkansas. [5]

As of the 1930 Census Sam had left the farm and moved a few miles west to Magnolia, still in Columbia County, Arkansas where he was employed as a salesman of wholesale hats. He and Louie Maye had had two children. [6]

Family # 212 - US Census 17 April 1930 - Magnolia, Columbia County Arkansas
Sam Alexander - head age 32 - born AR
Louie M. Alexander - wife age 28 - born AR
Margaret A. Alexander - daughter age 3 - born AR
John E. Alexander - son age 2 - born AR

As of the 1940 census Sam and family continued to live in Magnolia with the only change being that Sam was employed as a salesman of clothing retail. [7]

Sam died on 15 February 1981 and was buried in the Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery, Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas.[1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 15 December 2018), memorial page for Samuel Pickering Alexander (17 Aug 1897–15 Feb 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 179705334, citing Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery, Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Rebel Jenkins (contributor 46914804). (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179705334)
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 1 November 2018), John G Alexandra, Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 47, sheet 4A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,054. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3XP-KXW)
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch(accessed 1 November 2018), John Alvanter Alexander, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 62, sheet 4A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 46; FHL microfilm 1,374,059. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKJN-RRG)
  4. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 1 November 2018), John G Alexander, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing ED 75, sheet 12A, line 32, family 235, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 59; FHL microfilm 1,820,059. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDN8-KV6)
  5. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (25 September 2017), Sam Alexander and Louie Mae Falkner, 14 Aug 1925; citing , Columbia, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,987,625. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM51-WXW)
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 16 December 2018), Sam Alexandria Alexander, Magnolia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 21, sheet 9A, line 13, family 212, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 69; FHL microfilm 2,339,804. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XM22-JJ4)
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (14 March 2018), Sam Alexander, Ward 1, Magnolia, Magnolia Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14-19, sheet 6B, line 52, family 143, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 126. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQVZ-SF4)


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