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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Alexander Mckenzie & Charlotte Munroe

Alexander Mckenzie & Charlotte Munroe

~1780, Charlotte born in Bladen Co., NC; d/o 82. Lewis Munroe & 83. Minnie McPherson.

~1808, Charlotte married Alexander in Robeson Co., NC.

By 5/1810, passport records indicate that Alexander and his family were traveling to MS from NC.

By 1812, they had settled in MS. Alexander moved his household goods from North Carolina to Perry County in a hogshead made of oak, with a steel axle and drawn by a horse. Alexander settled in Green County, Mississippi Territory. (S) History of Mississippi by Lowery and McCardle p. 554-5.

1812, Alexander on Greene Co. tax lists.

1816, Alexander on Greene Co. tax lists.

1817, Alexander on Greene Co. tax lists.

Alexander appointed a JOP by the Territorial Governor.

1820, Perry Co. formed from Greene Co.

(S) 1820 Census, MS, Perry Co. Alexander is 26-45, has 2 sons under 10, 1 son under 16, 3 daughter under 10, and 2 females in the household ages 26-45. He lives near his future daughter-in-law’s family. [The other female is Charlotte’s sister Margaret Munroe.]

1827 Perry Co. tax roll, Alexander has 499 acres.

(S) 1830 Census, MS, Perry Co. Alexander is 40-50, has 3 sons [1 10-15 is William], 13 daughters, and 2 females 40-50 in the household.

1833, Alexander is mentioned in a family-related letter written in Jefferson Co., MS.

(S) 1840 Census, MS, Perry Co. Alexander is 50-60, 2 sons and 1 daughter, his wife is deceased. They still live near the McSwain family.

Children of Alexander and ?:

i. William David McKinzia born 3/25/1817 in Perry Co., MS.

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