Alexander, Stephen J.

Kentuckiana Genealogy: Biographies: Alexander, Stephen J.
By Patsy McGehrin on Monday, February 12, 2001 - 09:20 pm:

I am looking for any info on Cora Scott b.1882 d.1949. M.Joseph Chapman b. 1882 Her father was John Scott, mother was Louisa Morris. I am the grandaughter of Joe and Cora Chapman. any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank You

By Dee Pavey (Dee) on Wednesday, July 21, 1999 - 08:51 pm:

Stephen J. Alexander was born in York county, Pa., Fed. 10, 1812. His father, Robert Alexander, was a native of
Pennsylvania, belonging to an old Scotch family.

His mother, Elizabeth McKinley, was also a native of York county, Pa.

When the subject of this sketch was only ten years old, his parents removed to Belmont county, Ohio, where he was educated
in the common schools until old enough to enter upon the study of medicine, in which he graduated with honor in 1839, and
took up his residence in Clermont county, Ohio, where he practiced his profession with success until 1853, when he located at
New Albany, where he has since resided, and where he stands in the front rankof his profession, with a large practice as
evidence of his abilityand success as a physician.

During the war he ranked high as a hospital surgeon, in which capacity he served, during its continuance, in the hospitals at New

He is now, and has been for a number of years, a member of the board of examining surgeons of pensions, and whether as a
private practitioner or in the Government, he has honored his profession by his skill and fidelity to duty.

Dr. Alexander has been three times married, and ten children were born to him of these marriages. For forty years he has been
a member of the Masonic Fraternity. In all the relations of his life he has been an honored citizen, and his professional career has
won for him an honorable position among his medical brethren.

Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott
and Washington
John M. Gresham & Co. Chicago 1889

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