Alexander Gray Raiford

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Alexander Gray Raiford

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Birthplace: Louisville, Jefferson Co., GA., Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham Co., GA., Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Raiford and Lucy Rebecca Raiford
Husband of Elizabeth RAIFORD
Father of Britton Hamilton RAIFORD
Brother of Robert Raiford; Sarah Crawford Crawford Barnes; Lucy R. RAIFORD; Temperance RAIFORD; John S. RAIFORD and 4 others

Occupation: Surveyor
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About Alexander Gray Raiford

Alexander Gray Raiford served as Sgt.in Bowlings Detachment, War of 1812 and Ensign, 92nd Militia District Washington Co., GA 13 Oct 1814. First Sgt.,Cap't David Clark's Vol. Co. Artillery, 1816.

Alexander was elected County Surveyor in Richmond Co., GA on 14 Jun 1836. The surveying compass he used was the same one used by General James Oglethorpe in laying out the city of Savannah, GA. On his death bed, Alexander gave the compass to the Georgia Historicl Society.

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Alexander Gray Raiford's Timeline

1787
August 17, 1787
Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, United States
1811
1811
Age 23
1819
March 30, 1819
Age 31
Jefferson Co., GA.
1820
1820
Age 32
GA, United States
1836
June 14, 1836
Age 48
GA, United States
1840
1840
Age 52
Screven Co., GA
1849
1849
Age 61
Louisville, GA, United States

Jefferson Co., GA

1850
1850
Age 62
Chatham Co., GA
1854
November 19, 1854
Age 67
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
November 1854
Age 67
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States