Alexander Stephens (1773 - 1824) MP

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Birthplace: Salisbury, Rowan County, Province of North Carolina
Death: Died in Bladen, Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
Managed by: Sherri Stokey
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About Alexander Stephens

Alexander Stephens, son of Richard Stephens and Martha Ann Roberts [or Robards], was born in North Carolina in 1773 or 1775. He married Mary Dailey, daughter of William Dailey (1750-1840) [from Ireland] and Mary Palmer (1757-1819), in Rowan County, North Carolina. Mary was born on 19 November 1778 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Alexander and Mary were members of the Baptist church. They raised a family of eleven children. After Alexander's death in Rowan County, North Carolina, Mary Dailey Stephens married (2) George Naught or Knaught or Knott on 1 April 1841.

Notes

There seem to be many discrepancies in Alexander Stephens' vital statistics. More research is indicated:

  • Some records indicate Alexander Stephens was born in October 1773; others state 1775
  • His place of birth is either Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina or Hillsborough, Chatham County, North Carolina
  • He is variously recorded as having died on 7 February 1824 or ten years later on 2 February 1834
  • His place of death is either Bladen, Rowan County, North Carolina, or Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina
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Alexander Stephens's Timeline

1773
October 1773
Salisbury, Rowan County, Province of North Carolina
1800
November 1, 1800
Age 27
Davidson, North Carolina, USA
1801
November 11, 1801
Age 28
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
1803
November 13, 1803
Age 30
Rowan, Rowan, North Carolina
1806
October 12, 1806
Age 33
Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
1809
February 10, 1809
Age 35
Rowan, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
1811
March 31, 1811
Age 37
Fayetteville, Davidson, North Carolina
1813
April 13, 1813
Age 39
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
1815
April 13, 1815
Age 41
Rowan, Rowan, North Carolina
1817
April 4, 1817
Age 43
Rowan, Rowan, North Carolina