Mary Sarah Alexander

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Mary Sarah Alexander (Shelby)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: MD, USA
Death: Died in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Place of Burial: Mint Hill, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Evan Selby and Catherine Davies Shelby
Wife of Col Adam Alexander
Mother of Adam Rankin Alexander; Isaac Shelby Alexander; Mary Shelby Harris; Sarah Shelby Springs; Catherine McCoy and 4 others
Sister of Thomas Shelby; General Evan Shelby; Maj. John Shelby; Reese Shelby, I; Mary Hannah Hobbs and 9 others

Managed by: Lila Buck Volner
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About Mary Sarah Alexander

Mary Shelby was born 14 Aug 1735 in Maryland, and died 26 Nov 1813 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. She married Adam Alexander, the son of William Alexander and Agnes Alexander and the brother of Isabel Alexander who married Mary’s brother, Moses. They were married 04 Aug 1752 in Somerset County, Maryland. He was born 28 Apr 1728 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 13 Nov 1798 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. They are both buried in the Rock Springs Graveyard, near Charlotte, North Carolina.

Born in Pennsylvania or Maryland and migrated in 1750 to Mecklenberg County, N. Mary married Adam Alexander who was commander to her brothers including Rees Shelby in the Mecklenburg County Militia in 1776.

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Mary Sarah Alexander's Timeline

1735
August 14, 1735
MD, USA
1746
1746
Age 10
1752
1752
Age 16
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
1756
June 7, 1756
Age 20
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
1758
August 19, 1758
Age 23
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
1759
1759
Age 23
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
1759
Age 23
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
1764
September 9, 1764
Age 29
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
1767
1767
Age 31
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina