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William Almarine Alexander-my grandfather

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Re: William Almarine Alexander-my grandfather

Posted: 16 Oct 2012 12:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Alexander
Hi Aengus, this is a nice surprise - my mom, Mary Etta Alexander-Ritch, is Pressley's cousin! I never expected to hear from someone so close to the family name. I haven't read my original post but since then I've learned a lot about the Alexander name, and I have a bunch of information if you'd like it. When I wrote that post I must've just started getting into Genealogy. Actually William Almarine is my great grandfather and John Ormand is my grandfather. I'll have to dig up my info and send you what I have, but my mom gave me some paperwork that was given to her by your grandmother Sara Octavia. In that paperwork it states that Harriet died in 1858 giving birth to William Almarine. I found William Almarine's death certificate which listed Octavia Alexander as his mother. Somewhere I found info that states a John Alexander as Williams father. This is where I get stuck. I don't know if she died or if she was shun from the family for having a child out of wedlock. I'm in the middle of moving but would love to keep in touch with you. My email is mdhale1@yahoo.com - send me your email address and when I get settled I'll scan you what I have and send it to you. ~Debbie
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Karen 8 Feb 2001 7:39AM GMT 
chris alexander 25 Feb 2001 2:57PM GMT 
RuthieFin 23 May 2001 7:39AM GMT 
Rosa Constande 4 Apr 2004 6:55PM GMT 
k8ren 28 Jan 2008 7:10PM GMT 
MDRitch 12 Mar 2011 11:38PM GMT 
AengusM 16 Oct 2012 2:37AM GMT 
MDRitch 16 Oct 2012 6:13AM GMT 
MDRitch 16 Oct 2012 6:31AM GMT 
AengusM 16 Oct 2012 12:44PM GMT 
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