Alexander Gray Raiford

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Alexander Gray Raiford

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Raiford and Rebecca Raiford
Husband of Elizabeth Raiford
Father of Britton Hamilton Raiford
Brother of Temperance Scarborough; Robert Raiford; John S. Raiford; Philip Raiford; Sarah Crawford Crawford Barnes and 3 others
Half brother of Baldwin Raiford

Occupation: Surveyor
Managed by: Private User
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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

1784
March 23, 1784
Georgia, United States
1811
1811
Age 26
1836
June 14, 1836
Age 52
GA, United States
1840
1840
Age 55
Screven Co., GA
1850
1850
Age 65
Chatham Co., GA
1854
November 19, 1854
Age 70
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
November 1854
Age 70
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States