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Alexander Majors

October 4, 1814 - - - January 14, 1900

 

—Honour To —

 
Alexander Majors NPECA Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. Alexander Majors NPECA Marker
Inscription.

He was a member of the firm of
Russell, Majors and Waddell,
founders, owners and operators
of the Pony Express.
This marks his grave.

The Pony Express
1860-1861 • 1960-1961

 
Erected by National Pony Express Centennial Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.562′ N, 94° 34.873′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Touch for map. Marker is in Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. William Miles Chick (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary A. Barnett Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); George Caleb Bingham (within shouting distance of this marker); John C. McCoy
Alexander Majors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. Alexander Majors Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alexander Majors' Death Notice in New York Times. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Who Is Alexander Majors?. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Alexander Majors and His Family. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Alexander Majors NPECA Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
3. Alexander Majors NPECA Marker
Alexander Majors Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
4. Alexander Majors Markers
Alexander Majors Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
5. Alexander Majors Markers
At left, looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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