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Near Madera in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alexander Cemetery

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
1. Alexander Cemetery Marker
Inscription. On July 1, 1784 Revolutionary War Soldier James Alexander (1726-1791) received a warrant for this ground. In 1809 his son William Brown Alexander (1782-1862) settled here, and the area became known as Alexander's Fording. His will, dated April 25, 1851, bequeathed section 8 as a public burial ground.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 49.979′ N, 78° 25.217′ W. Marker is near Madera, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker can be reached from Alexander Road (Local Route 557) 0.7 miles east of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 53). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madera PA 16661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alexander's Fording (approx. 0.9 miles away); Miners' Strikes (approx. 4.1 miles away); Bloody Knox (approx. 4.6 miles away); Civil War Draft Resistance (approx. 4.6 miles away); William A. Nevling Tavern (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Bell Site Dig (approx. 7.6 miles away); Osceola Mills (approx. 8 miles away); Coalport (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Alexander Cemetery at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Alexander Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
2. Alexander Cemetery Marker

2. William Brown Alexander, I at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
William B. Alexander Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
3. William B. Alexander Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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