Joseph Riley ALEXANDER, 18861973 (aged 87 years)

Name
Joseph Riley /ALEXANDER/
Given names
Joseph Riley
Surname
ALEXANDER
Name
Freddie //
Given names
Freddie
Birth
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Last residence Fort Stockton, Texas.

Citation details: Film number: 2242783, Digital GS number: 4167878, Image number: 2131, Reference number: 40176, death record of Joseph Riley Alexander
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Occupation
teacher and later as a rancher
Birth of a sister
Citation details: about Grover A. Redford, film # 2117176, Digital Film # 4028564, Image # 3332, Ref. # cn 10750
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Marriage
Occupation
farmer and census enumerator
1910 (aged 23 years)
Citation details: 1910 census, Llano county, TX, justice prec. 4, enum. dist. 185, sheet 6B, Series: T624 Roll: 1574 Page: 82
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Note:

He lived with his father at that time and worked on his farm.

Birth of a son
Citation details: 1920 census, Schleicher, precinct 3, enum. dist. 183, sheet 1A, Series: T625 Roll: 1843 Page: 274
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Last Residence was Fort Stockton, Texas.

Birth of a son
Joseph Riley ALEXANDER
after 1920 (aged 33 years)
Citation details: 1920 census, Schleicher, precinct 3, enum. dist. 183, sheet 1A, Series: T625 Roll: 1843 Page: 274
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Death
Cause of death: failure of cardiac respiratory centers due to cerebra vascular inf(...?), generalized arteria sclerotic disease
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Note:

Last residence Fort Stockton, Texas.

Burial
Religion
Baptist
Family with parents
father
Joseph Alexander
18391915
Birth: November 30, 1839near Athens, Limestone, Alabama, USA
Death: January 4, 1915
mother
Marriage MarriageFebruary 20, 1868Coldwater, Desoto County, Mississippi, USA
10 months
elder sister
18681959
Birth: December 14, 1868Marshall County, Mississippi, USA
Death: November 8, 1959Mrs. Joe Tinney Rest Home, Brady Pct. 1, McCulloch, Texas, USA
23 months
elder brother
William Allen "Doc" Alexander
18701959
Birth: October 26, 1870Mississippi, USA
Death: December 13, 1959
21 months
elder brother
James Alexander
18721950
Birth: July 2, 1872Waterford, Marshall, Mississippi, USA
Death: September 14, 1950Wichita Falls State Hospital, Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, USA
2 years
elder sister
18741949
Birth: November 5, 1874Mississippi, USA
Death: January 21, 1949Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
23 months
elder sister
18761952
Birth: September 24, 1876Mississippi, USA
Death: January 23, 1952Bell County, Texas, USA
3 years
elder sister
18791939
Birth: April 7, 1879Robertson County, Texas, USA
Death: June 14, 1939Midland, Midland, Texas, USA
3 years
elder brother
John Vance Alexander
18811955
Birth: September 13, 1881Robertson County, Texas, USA
Death: December 31, 1955Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA
3 years
elder sister
Althea Alexander
18841947
Birth: April 18, 1884Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
Death: January 18, 1947St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA
2 years
himself
18861973
Birth: May 23, 1886Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
Death: May 27, 1973Memorial Hospital, Fort Stockton, Pecos, Texas, USA
2 years
younger sister
18881963
Birth: July 1, 1888Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
Death: January 21, 1963Kerrville State Hospital, Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, USA
Father’s family with Henrietta A. STANALAND
father
Joseph Alexander
18391915
Birth: November 30, 1839near Athens, Limestone, Alabama, USA
Death: January 4, 1915
father’s ex-wife
18481932
Birth: November 7, 1848Georgia, USA
Death: December 28, 1932Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
Marriage MarriageFebruary 3, 1897Robertson County, Texas, USA
Divorce DivorceNovember 18, 1900
Father’s family with Mary E. FLANAGAN
father
Joseph Alexander
18391915
Birth: November 30, 1839near Athens, Limestone, Alabama, USA
Death: January 4, 1915
stepmother
Marriage MarriageMarch 26, 1903Llano County, Texas, USA
Family with Olive Ruth REDFORD
himself
18861973
Birth: May 23, 1886Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
Death: May 27, 1973Memorial Hospital, Fort Stockton, Pecos, Texas, USA
wife
18881986
Birth: October 4, 1888Texas, USA
Death: July 18, 1986Fort Stockton, Pecos, Texas, USA
Marriage MarriageOctober 30, 1910Llano, Llano, Texas, USA
5 years
son
6 years
son
BirthSocial Security Death Index, Rootsweb.com
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note:

Last residence Fort Stockton, Texas.

BirthTexas Deaths, 1890-1976
Citation details: Film number: 2242783, Digital GS number: 4167878, Image number: 2131, Reference number: 40176, death record of Joseph Riley Alexander
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OccupationHeritageQuest Online
Citation details: 1910 census, Llano county, TX, justice prec. 4, enum. dist. 185, sheet 6B, Series: T624 Roll: 1574 Page: 82
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathSocial Security Death Index, Rootsweb.com
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note:

Last residence Fort Stockton, Texas.

NoteHeritageQuest Online
Citation details: 1920 census, Schleicher, precinct 3, enum. dist. 183, sheet 1A, Series: T625 Roll: 1843 Page: 274
Quality of data: secondary evidence
NoteHeritageQuest Online
Citation details: 1910 census, Llano county, TX, justice prec. 4, enum. dist. 185, sheet 6B, Series: T624 Roll: 1574 Page: 82
Quality of data: secondary evidence
NoteTexas Deaths, 1890-1976
Citation details: Film number: 2242783, Digital GS number: 4167878, Image number: 2131, Reference number: 40176, death record of Joseph Riley Alexander
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note

Last residence Fort Stockton, Texas.

Note

He lived with his father at that time and worked on his farm.

Note

Last residence Fort Stockton, Texas.

Shared note

He was born and died on Sundays. In 1904, he and some of the Sansoms were listed among the students in school in Mercury where C. L. Gault was the principal. (Kirby, Jack H., History of Mercury, McCulloch County, Texas From 1904 to 1919) The following is an article from the San Angelo Standard-Times dated Sunday Morning, October 30, 1960. There is a photograph of Olive and Riley Alexander with a caption underneath that says Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Riley Alexander...Pecos County couple celebrates HAPPY MARRIAGE REQUIRES LIKENESS SAY ALEXANDERS FORT STOCKTON (SC)--Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Riley Alexander, Pecos County ranch couple, are observing their 50th wedding anniversary today at a reception given by their sons and daughter-in-law. Hosts from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Small Community Hall are Hollys Alexander and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Riley Alexander. Married on Oct. 30, 1910 in Llano, the couple was born within a mile of each other. Parents of both, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Alexander and Mr. and Mrs. Sam S. Redford, were stock farmers. Before their marriage, the couple taught school. Mr. Alexander taught in McCulloch County and Schleicher Counties. After their marriage, they made their home on a Scleicher County ranch near Eldorado where they ranched 18 years before buying their present operation, a ranch near Girvin in Pecos County. They have lived in Fort Stockton since 1938. THEIR RECIPE for a happy married life includes similar backgrounds and interests, and cooperation. Both have served on school boards in Pecos and Schleicher Counties. Both are life long members of the Baptist Church. Mr. Alexander is presently deacon of the First Baptist Church here and Mrs. Alexander has been active in church and community work. In the receiving line with the honor couple will be the hosts and four of five grandchildren, Miss Lynda Alexander and Jerry Alexander of San Angelo, and Clayton and Cary Alexander. Houseparty members include Mrs. W. A. Kay, Mrs. Lem Smith, Mrs. W. R. Moody, Mrs. Dee S. Thomas, Mrs. O. T. Jernigan, Mrs. W. A Adams, Mrs. Ray Newton, Mrs. Sallie Buster, Mrs. Sim Reeves Sr. and Mrs. Clay Warnock. Also among houseparty members are Mrs. Ben Hillger of Truth or Consequences, N. M., Mrs. Gene Riggs, Mrs. Billy L. Moody, Mrs. Clinton Atkins and Mrs. Max Hall. BACKGROUND music will be furnished by A. D. Jackson, Mrs. E. L. Howard and Mrs. Clay Warnock. Centering the tea table will be yellow roses in a footed sterling silver bowl, flanked by silver candlesticks holding antique white candles. White ribbon will have "50th" spelled out in gold lace. A silver service and silver appointments will be used. The table will be laid with a Madeira cloth. Greenery and berries sprayed gold will decorate the mantel, in addition to two gold candelabra holding antique white tapers, and the piano will have gold foliage arrangement and graduated tapers of antique white. A single yellow rose will be on the guest register table. He owned a ranch in Gervin, Texas while he lived in Fort Stockton. His son Hollis ran it. His niece's husband, Lee Bush, ran one for him in the Glass mountains near Marathon.

Texas State Death Certificate: He was Joseph Riley Alexander, born 23 May 1886 in Texas. He resided at 200 S. Pecos St., Fort Stockton, and had resided there for 44 years. He died at Memorial Hospital, Fort Stockton, Pecos, Texas on 27 May 1973. He was a rancher involved in the ranching business. The cause of death wsa failure of cardiac respiratory center (2 days). There were other medical issues, but they are difficult to read. He was buried 28 May 1973 in East Hill cemetery, Fort Stockton, Texas.

Census: 1910, he lived with his father, and two sisters in Llano county, Texas, He was a farmer, and the census enumerator.

1920, Schleicher county, Texas, precinct 3, enum. dist. 183, sheet 1A (this census is hard to read) 1/1 Alexander, J. Riley, head, o, f, m, w, 33, m, TX, MS, MS, stockman, farmer ----, (unreadable, probably Olive), wife, f, w, 31, m, TX (the rest is unreadable on the available copy) ----, Hollys, son, m, w, (the rest is unreadable on the available copy)