Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Lawrence G. Alexander / Robert Alexander

Alexandria Gazette
6 May 1868

Lawrence G. Alexander, formerly of Prince William county, and for a long time a resident of Fredericksburg, died in New Orleans, May 1st.  On 22d April, at Brashear City, La., on his return from Texas, the cars backed on him, breaking his leg below the knee.  He was taken to New Orleans and the leg amputated, from which he never rallied.  He was in his eighty-third year, and was a highly esteemed and most excellent citizen.

Alexandria Gazette
1 June 1859

On Tuesday morning, 31st May, Mr. Robert Alexander, formerly of Dumfries, Prince William County, aged seventy-two years. The friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral this afternoon, at 4 o'clock, from his late residence on Cameron, near Royal street.

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