Descendants of Joseph GRAHAM Major First Generation 1. Joseph GRAHAM Major was born 1759. He died 1836 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Joseph married Isabella DAVIDSON, daughter of John DAVIDSON General, RW and Violet Winslow WILSON, on 1787 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Isabella was born 21 Sep 1764 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. She died 13 Jan 1808. They had the following children: + 2 F i. Violet Wilson GRAHAM. + 3 M ii. John Davidson GRAHAM died 1847. + 4 F iii. Mary GRAHAM was born 1801 and died 1864. Second Generation 2. Violet Wilson GRAHAM (Joseph) was born in of, Lincoln County, North Carolina. Violet married Moses Winslow ALEXANDER Dr.. Moses was born in of, Lincoln County, North Carolina. They had the following children: 5 M i. S. B. ALEXANDER Senator was born in Rosedale Farm nr, Charlotte, North Carolina. S. B. ALEXANDER Senator married (1) Emma P. NICHOLSON on Jun 1872. Emma was born in of, Halifax, North Carolina. She died 27 Oct 1880. S. B. ALEXANDER Senator also married (2) Louise PERRY on 16 Sep 1885. Louise was born in of, Franklin, North Carolina. 3. John Davidson GRAHAM (Joseph) died 1847. John married Elizabeth "Betsy" CONNER on 1815. They had the following children: 6 F i. Melvina GRAHAM. Melvina married J. Alfonso YOUNG. 7 F ii. Mary A. GRAHAM was born 1816. She died 1855. Mary married James Harvey ORR. James was born 1802. He died 1845. 4. Mary GRAHAM (Joseph) was born 1801. She died 1864. Mary married Robert Hall MORRISON DD, Rev.. Robert was born 1798. He died 1889. They had the following children: 8 F i. Laura MORRISON was born in Davidson College, North Carolina. Laura married J. Edmunds BROWN Col.. 9 M ii. Joseph G. MORRISON was born 1843. He died 1906. Joseph married Jane DAVIS on 1873. Jane was born 1848. 10 F iii. Mary Anna MORRISON was born 1831. Mary married J. Stonewall JACKSON on 1857. J. Stonewall JACKSON was born 1824. He died 1862. Appendix A - Notes 1. Joseph GRAHAM Major DAR ID Number: 57881 Joseph Graham (1759-1836) served as lieutenant, captain, and major of North Carolina Rangers. He was born in Chester County, Pa.; died in Lincoln County, N. C. Also Nos. 24865, 33515, 39292, 45115. 5. S. B. ALEXANDER Senator WorldConnect: HJack Wells
Sketches "Date: Sun, 28 Jun 1998 10:24:58 -0600 ALEXANDER, Hon(senator) S.B.-bio 1840 Charlotte Mecklenburg Co NC USA From:"Susie Mundy" bio: Hon. S. B. ALEXANDER Mecklenburg County NC. "The subject of this sketch is one of the most distinguished farmers that our State has ever produced. His father was Dr. Moses Winslow ALEXANDER, son of Dr. Jas. McKnitt ALEXANDER and Dorey Winslow. Dr. J. McK. ALEXANDER was son of Jno. McKnitt ALEXANDER and Margaret Bain. Jno. Mac. was son of James ALEXANDER and Margaret McKnitt. James ALEXANDER emigrated from Armaugh, Ireland. He went to Chester, Pa., thence to Maryland, where he died. He had twelve children; only two came to North Carolina, Jno. McKnitt ALEXANDER and Hezekiah ALEXANDER, in 1742. The mother of subject of this sketch was Violet W. Graham, daughter of General Jos. Graham and Isabella Davidson of Lincoln county NC. S.B. ALEXANDER was born December 8th, 1840, at Rosedale farm, nine miles north of Charlotte NC. He was prepared for college by Capt. Silas Lindsley, at Rocky River Academy, Cabarrus county, and at the Wadesboro Institute. He entered the University, July, 1856, graduated June, 1860. He was married to Miss Emma P. Nicholson, of Halifax, June, 1872. They had six children. His wife died October 27th, 1880. He was married to Miss Louise Perry, of Franklin, September 16th, 1885.