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Isaac ALEXANDER, Sr.

Male Abt 1762 - 1838  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Isaac ALEXANDER 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1762 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Aug 1838  Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Dennis Nicklaus Genealogy (Mother's Side), a WorldConnect Family Tree.

      (2) Isaac ALEXANDER, Sr. was not, as some sources claim, a son of Adam ALEXANDER and Mary SHELBY. Adam ALEXANDER and Mary SHELBY did have a son named Isaac, but that son was born on 7 June 1756, married Ruth REECE, and died on 2 September 1833. See information about the latter Isaac ALEXANDER elsewhere in this database.

      (3) Letters from Isaac ALEXANDER's Revolutionary War pension file:

      Rev. and 1812 War Section.

      May 24, 1926

      Mrs. W. K. Freudenberger
      606 Mofffet Avenue
      Joplin, Mo

      Madam:

      I have to advise you from the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim, W. 2899, it appears that Isaac Alexander enlisted in Tyrell County, North Carolina in 1781 and served six months in Captain Jones' Company, Colonel Javis' North Carolina Regiment.

      He was allowed pension on his application executed May 8, 1833, while a resident of Mercer County, Kentucky, in his seventieth year.

      He died in Mercer County, Kentucky August 10, 1838.

      It is stated that he came to Kentucky from Georgia in 1795, with his father-in-law Reuben Ballard.

      Soldier married December 1, 1789 in Wilkes County, Georgia, Chloe. She was allowed pension on her application executed February 27, 1844, while a resident of Boyle County, Kentucky, aged seventy-four years.

      Their children were -

      Sally born December 14, 1790.
      Joshua born March 9, 1793.
      Reuben born December 19, 1797.
      Polly born October 16, 1800.
      Elizabeth born September 14, 1802.
      William born January 15, 1805.
      Nancy born October 1, 1807.
      Jesse born November 28, 1809.
      Isaac born August 17, 1812.
      Jeremiah born October 25, 1815.

      Respectfully,

      WINFIELD SCOTT
      Commissioner

      * * *
      January 29, 1935

      Isaac Alexander - W.2899
      John Floyd - S.15122
      BA-J/AWF

      Mrs. J. Frank Thompson
      11 Kuhlman Court
      Columbia, Missouri

      Dear Madam:

      Reference is made to your letter in which you request information in regard to two Revolutionary War pensioners - Isaac Alexander of Mercer County, Kentucky, and John Floyd of Garrard County, Kentucky.

      The data which follow were obtained from claims for pension, based upon their service in the War of the Revolution.

      Isaac Alexander - W.2899

      The date and place of birth of Isaac Alexander are not found in the claim, nor are the names of his parents shown.

      He enlisted in Tyrrell County, North Carolina, in 1781 and served six months as a private in Captain Jones' company, Colonel Javis' (probably meant for Jarvis) North Carolina regiment.

      He moved In 1795 from Georgia to Mercer County, Kentucky, with his father-in-law, Reuben Ballard.

      Isaac Alexander was allowed pension on his application executed May 6, 1833, at which time he was in the seventieth year of his age and living in Mercer County, Kentucky. He died in Mercer County, August 10, 1838.

      The soldier, Isaac Alexander, married December 1, 1789 In Wilkes County, Georgia, Chloe.

      The widow, Chloe Alexander, was allowed pension on her application executed February 27, 1844, at which time she was aged seventy-four years and a resident ot Boyle County, Kentucky.

      The children of Isaac Alexander and his wife, Chloe:

      Sally born December 14, 1790
      Joshua born March 9, 1793
      Reuben born December 19, 1797
      Polly born October 16, 1800
      Elizabeth born September 14, 1802
      William born January 15, 1805
      Nancy born October 1, 1807
      Jesse born November 28, 1809
      Isaac born August 17, 1812
      Jeremiah born October 25, 1815, a resident of Boyle County, Kentucky in 18 [?]

      The following data is also shown but relationship to the family is not stated:

      William Jeffries born July 27, 1824
      Jeremiah Jeffries born September 11, 1826
      James Hary(?) Jeffries born July 9, 1828
      Sariah(?) Jeffries born August 4, 1830
      Nancy Jeffries born October 6, 1834.

      * * *

      [Information relating to John Floyd has been omitted by the compiler.]

      Very truly yours

      A. D. HILLER
      Executive Assistant to the Administrator

      (4) www.findagrave.com:

      Isaac Alexander, Sr
      Birth: Dec. 14, 1763, USA
      Death: Aug. 10, 1838, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA

      Born December 14, 1763 in Georgia or Pennsylvania then moved to Georgia.

      Married Chloe "Cloie" Ballard, December 01, 1789, Wilkes County, Georgia. . . .

      Children:

      • Sally Alexander
      b. December 14, 1790, Georgia
      d. January 13, 1867, Boone County, Missouri

      • Joshua Carroll "Joshaway" Alexander
      b. March 09, 1793, Georgia
      d. January 27, 1867, Sturgeon, Boone County, Missouri
      Family farm, Perche Township, Boone County, Missouri

      Family moves from Georgia to Mercer County, Kentucky in 1795, along with his father-in-law Reuben Ballard and family

      • Reverend Reuben Alexander 73 years old
      b. June 1798, Mercer County, Kentucky
      d. June 05, 1871, Shafter, Linn County, Missouri
      Mount Olive Cemetery, Shafter, Linn County, Missouri

      • Mary Ann "Polly" Alexander
      b. October 16, 1800, Mercer County, Kentucky,
      d. April 23, 1859, Andrew County, Missouri
      Maple Grove Cemetery, Oregon, Holt County, Missouri

      • Elizabeth "Betsy" Alexander
      b. September 16, 1802, Mercer County, Kentucky
      d. October 18, 1874, Boone County, Missouri
      Bethlehem Cemetery, Harrisburg, Boone County, Missouri

      • William "Billy" Alexander
      b. January 15, 1805, Mercer County, Kentucky
      d. October 29, 1879, Howard County, Missouri
      Smith Chapel Church Cemetery, Fayette, Howard County, Missouri

      • Nancy Alexander
      b. October 01, 1807, Mercer County, Kentucky
      d. Bef. 1838

      • Reverend Jesse H. Alexander
      b. November 28, 1809, Mercer County, Kentucky
      d. June 11, 1851, Paradise, Warrick County, Indiana
      Ellis Cemetery, Chandler, Warrick County, Indiana
      Inscription: Son of Isaac Alexander & his wife Cloie Balard of Mercer Co., Ky. Aged 41 yrs.

      • Isaac Alexander Jr.
      b. August 16, 1812, Mercer County, Kentucky

      • Jeremiah Alexander
      b. October 25, 1815, Mercer County, Kentucky . . .

      Family links: Spouse: Chloe Ballard Alexander (1770 - 1843); Children: Jesse H. Alexander (____ - 1851), Joshua Caroll Alexander (1793 - 1867), Mary Ann Alexander Jeffries (1800 - 1859), William Alexander (1805 - 1870)

      Burial: Unknown
      Plot: Place across Rolling Fork, near Springfield, Kentucky

      Created by: J R Evans
      Record added: Dec 16, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 140116267
    Person ID I37273  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 

    Family Chloe BALLARD,   b. Abt 1770,   d. Aft 27 Feb 1844, Boyle County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1789  Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy ALEXANDER,   b. 1 Oct 1807, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. William ALEXANDER,   b. 15 Jan 1805, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Jesse ALEXANDER,   b. 28 Nov 1809, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Jeremiah ALEXANDER,   b. 25 Oct 1815, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Isaac ALEXANDER, Jr.,   b. 17 Aug 1812, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Joshua ALEXANDER,   b. 9 Mar 1793, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Sally ALEXANDER,   b. 14 Dec 1790, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Reuben ALEXANDER,   b. 19 Dec 1797, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Elizabeth ALEXANDER,   b. 14 Sep 1802, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Mary Ann ALEXANDER,   b. 16 Oct 1800, Mercer County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 10:18:54 
    Family ID F16112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart