ALEXANDER, Silas Mellie
(1872-1944)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. WHITE, Lillie Virginia
2. McCOY, Ollie Elliot

ALEXANDER, Silas Mellie 3166

  • Born: 31 Dec 1872, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 3166
  • Marriage (1): WHITE, Lillie Virginia circa 1893 4965
  • Marriage (2): McCOY, Ollie Elliot between 1932 and 1940 3163
  • Died: 12 Nov 1944, Newell, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 3166
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1944, Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 3166,3167

bullet   Cause of his death was Broken neck and fractures when car struck by train at crossing.3166

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 9 Apr 1930, Charlotte Twp, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. 4965
1) Alexander, Silas M., head of household, owns his home, value $4000, has a radio, age 57, married, first married at 21, born NC, salesman at laundry, not a veteran
2) Alexander, Lilie V., wife, age 55, married, first married at 19, born NC
3) Alexander, Grace M., daughter, age 27, single, born NC
4) Alexander, Raymond, son, age 21, single, born NC
5) Alexander, Cory T., son, age 18, single, born NC
6) Alexander, Virginia, daughter, age 14, born NC
7) Alexander, Frangel E., son, age 10, born NC.

2. Census, 20 Apr 1940, Crab Orchard Twp, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. 3165
1) Alexander, Silas M., head of household, owns his farm, value $2000, age 67, married, completed 2 years of high school, born NC, in 1935 lived in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC, worked 60 hours as Asst. Laundry Mgr at Domestic Lady, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1800
2) Alexander, Ollie O., wife, age 46, married, completed 1 year of high school, born NC, in 1935 lived in Charlotte, engaged in home housework
3) Alexander, Edward F., absent, son, age 20, single, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, worked 40 hours in cotton mill, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $600
4) Alexander, William M., son, age 12, attends school, completed 5th grade, born NC, student
5) Alexander, Elizabeth J., daughter, age 3, born NC.

3. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 5 Dec 1944, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Colony. 3166 Silas Mellie Alexander, born Dec 31 1872 in Mecklenburg County, NC, son of Jasper Alexander and Elizabeth Hargett, resident of RFD 1 Newell, Mecklenburg County, NC, married, husband of Ollie McK.Alexander, Secretary of Domestic Laundry Inc., died 11-12-1944 in Newell, Crab Orchard Twp, Mecklenburg County, NC. Died of broken neck and multiple fractures of body due when car was struck by train at railroad crossing. Informant Mrs. S. M. Alexander of Providence Road, Charlotte. Buried Elmwod Cemetery, Charlotte, on Nov 14 1944.

4. Occupation: Laundry Salesman and Manager. 3165,4965


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Silas married Lillie Virginia WHITE circa 1893.4965 (Lillie Virginia WHITE was born in 1875 in North Carolina, United States,3167,4965 died on 4 Jul 1932 in Charlotte Twp, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 3163 and was buried on 5 Jul 1932 in Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 3163,3167.). The cause of her death was Cerebral Hemorrhage.3166


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Silas next married Ollie Elliot McCOY, daughter of Malcolm McCOY and Nancy Jane CAUDLE, between 1932 and 1940.3163 (Ollie Elliot McCOY was born in Jun 1891 in North Carolina, United States,1372 died on 11 May 1952 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 3162 and was buried on 12 May 1952 in Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 3162.)




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