Texas Family Group Sheet for the Lt Col Alexander James DALLAS Family

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Husband: Lt Col Alexander James DALLAS (1)
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         AKA: A J DALLAS, Alex DALLAS (2)
   Birthdate: 29 Sep 1820 - Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, USA (3,4,5,6)
  Death date: 2 Aug 1889 - , Bell, Texas, USA (7)
      Buried: 3 Aug 1889 - , Bell, Texas, USA
     Address: Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Father: James Laraine DALLAS (1788-1835)
      Mother: Elizabeth REID (1798-1878)
    Marriage: 6 Jan 1842                    Place: , Washington, Texas, USA (8)
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Other Spouse: Margaret HENRY (1825-1894) (9)   Date: 27 Feb 1862 - , , Texas, USA (10)
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   Wife: Tabitha L WILLS (11)
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   Birthdate: 11 May 1824 - , , Missouri, USA (12,13,14)
  Death date: 18 Nov 1860 - , Bell, Texas, USA (13,15)
      Buried: 19 Nov 1860 - , Bell, Texas, USA
     Address: Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Father: James Buchanan WILLS (1798-1872) (16)
      Mother: Amy W SHACKLEFORD (1800-Bef 1870)
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Children
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1  M  James DALLAS (17)
   Birthdate: Oct 1843 - , Washington, Texas, USA (18,19)
  Death date: After 1859
      Buried:
      Spouse:
  Marr. Date:
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2  M  William DALLAS (20)
   Birthdate: 1845 - , Washington, Texas, USA (21,22)
  Death date: After 1859
      Buried:
      Spouse:
  Marr. Date:
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3  F  Amy Elizabeth DALLAS (23,24)
   Birthdate: 18 Nov 1846 - , Washington, Texas, USA (25,26,27,28)
  Death date: 27 Feb 1888 - , Bell, Texas, USA (10,28)
      Buried: 28 Feb 1888 - , Bell, Texas, USA
     Address: Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Spouse: John Bunyon ROWLETT (1844-1909) (29,30)
  Marr. Date: 2 Jan 1868 (10)
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4  F  Mary Priscilla DALLAS (31,32)
   Birthdate: 9 Feb 1849 - , Washington, Texas, USA (33,34,35,36)
  Death date: 20 May 1869 - , , Texas, USA (10,36)
      Buried: 21 May 1869 - , Bell, Texas, USA
     Address: Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Spouse: W S STAFFORD (Abt 1845-          )
  Marr. Date: 3 Sep 1867 (10)
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5  M  Reuben T DALLAS (37)
   Birthdate: 1851 - , Washington, Texas, USA (38,39)
  Death date: Deceased
      Buried:
      Spouse: Louise Catherine HARMON (1857-1937) (39,40)
  Marr. Date: 4 Nov 1875 (10)
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6  F  Martha Ann "Mattie" DALLAS (42)
   Birthdate: 4 Jan 1854 - , Bell, Texas, USA (43,44,45,46)
  Death date: 10 Feb 1920 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (10,45,46)
      Buried: 11 Feb 1920 - , Bell, Texas, USA (47)
     Address: Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Spouse: Joseph Alonzo HARRELL (1849-1925) (43,48)
  Marr. Date: 1 May 1873 (10)
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7  F  Elmira DALLAS (49)
   Birthdate: 1856 - , Bell, Texas, USA (50)
  Death date: 6 Jan 1904 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA
     Address: State Hospital, Travis County, Texas
      Buried:
      Spouse: J L LANIER (1849-          ) (51)
  Marr. Date: Abt 1876 - , , Texas, USA
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General Notes: Husband - Lt Col Alexander James DALLAS
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Was granted three labores of land in Milam District, Bell Co, Texas on 11/16/1853 by
Governor E M Pease of Texas. The land lay on Darrs Creek about 14 miles southeast of
Belton.
   On 8/15/1854, James B Wills sold Alexander 160 acres in the "forks of Darrs Creek" for
$75. Alexander and Tabitha lived there for the remainder of their lives.
   Alexander purchased lots 4, 5, 14, 15, Block 15, Town of Salado on 8/31/1861. The
money went to building the Salado College. Alexander was a trustee of the school.
   In 1862, Alexander contributed to the outfitting of Captain X B Saunders' Civil War
company.
   His 1889 will provided land for the Dallas Cemetery.

Last Modified: 16 Nov 2014

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Sources
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    1. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Dallas, Alexander J.  to Tabetha
         Wills.
    2. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  Alex Dallas.
    3. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "He was born September 29, 1820 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky."
    4. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 324.  age 39, Kentucky.
    5. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  age 29, R I (Rhode
         Island?).
    6. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Dallas, A J.  29 Sep 1820.
    7. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Dallas, A J.  2 Aug 1889.
    8. Washington Co, Texas Marriage Book, book 1 page 6.  Alexander J Dallas to Tabetha
         Wills, 6 Jan 1842, by D B Madden, Esq.
    9. 1870 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 16, hh #120.  Margaret Dallis.
    10. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.
    11. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Tabitha L Dallas.
    12. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "Alexander James was one of 10 children, and married
         Tabitha Wills in Washington County on January 6, 1842. She was born May 11,
         1824, in Missouri, the daughter of James B and Anna Wills."
    13. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Dallas, Tabitha L.
    14. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  age 25, Texas.
    15. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "The Dallas family appeared in the 1860 census, Bell
         county, with the following children: James, William, Elizabeth, Mary, Reubern
         [sic], Martha, and Elmira. The same year Mrs A J (Tabitha Wills) Dallas died on
         November 13."
    16. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 324.  Jas B Wills.
    17. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  James Dallas.
    18. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  age 7, Texas.
    19. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 17, Texas.
    20. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  William Dallas.
    21. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  age 5, Texas.
    22. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 15, Texas.
    23. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  Elizabeth Dallas.
    24. Death Certificate, Rowlett, Alexander Dallas #53747.  Amy Elizabeth Dallas.
    25. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "Amy Elizabeth (Nov 18, 1846 - Feb 27, 1888) who married
         J B Rowlett on January 2, 1868."
    26. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  age 4, Texas.
    27. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 13, Texas.
    28. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Rowlet, A E.
    29. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Rowlett, John Bunion.
    30. Death Certificate, Rowlett, Alexander Dallas #53747.  James Bunyon Rowlett.
    31. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  Pricilla Dallas.
    32. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  Mary Dallas.
    33. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "Mary Pricilla (1849 - 1869) who married W S Stafford on
         September 3, 1867."
    34. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, pg 293A-B, hh #135.  age 2, Texas.
    35. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 10, Texas.
    36. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Stafford, Mary P.
    37. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  Reuben Dallas.
    38. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 9, Texas.
    39. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "Reuben T married Lou Kate Harman on November 4, 1875, and
         following his death, his widow married W C Sparks on August 13, 1891."
    40. Death Certificate, Sparks, Louise Catherine #49323.
    41. 1870 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 16, hh #120.  Mattie Dallas.
    42. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  M Dallas.
    43. Limmer, E A Jr, Story of Bell County, Texas, The Vol 1,(Eakin Press, Austin,
         Texas, 1988) pg 444.  "Martha Ann 1854 - 1920 married J A Harrell (1849 - 1925)
         on May 1, 1873."
    44. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 6, Texas.
    45. Dallas Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, Harrell, Mattie A.
    46. Death Certificate, Harrell, Mattie #3844.
    47. Death Certificate, Harrell, Mattie #3844.  Dallas Cemetery.
    48. Death Certificate, Harrell, Frank Leonard #10581.  Joseph Alonzo Harrell.
    49. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  Elmira Dallas.
    50. 1860 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, pg 58, hh #396.  age 4, Texas.
    51. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 3, pg 1 (323A).  J L Lanier.

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