Lineage of Alexander Herald and Elizabeth Turner


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1. Alexander Herald, son of John Herald, was born in 1785 in Wilkes County, NC.

General Notes: Alexander Herald and family moved to Kentucky during the early 1820's buyi ng land on the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River. Alexander is listed as h aving $3,000.00 in land and $10,300 in other assets; according to the cens us of 1840.

Alexander and some of his sons settled in the Jetts Creek area of Breathi tt County. His son, Thomas settled in the Crockettsville area.

Alexander married Elizabeth Turner, daughter of Roger Turner and Sarah Speed. Elizabeth was born in 1794 in NC.

Noted events in her life were:

Alt. Birth: 1794.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 F    i. Alezelen 'Jane' 'Jennie' Herald was born about 1812 in NC.

+ 3 M    ii. Thomas Herald was born about 1813 in NC, died on 27 Jun 1891 about age 78, and was buried in William 'Buck' Herald Cemetery, Breathitt County, KY.

+ 4 F    iii. Sarah 'Sallie' Herald was born about 1816 and died in 1895 in Breathitt Co, KY about age 79.

+ 5 M    iv. William S Herald was born about 1810.

+ 6 M    v. John Herald was born about 1820 in NC and died about 1830 about age 10.

   7 M    vi. Alexander Herald Jr was born about 1823.

Alexander married Catherine Mays.

+ 8 M    vii. Harrison Herald was born about 1827.

+ 9 F    viii. Sylvania Herald was born about 1835.

+ 10 M    ix. Richard Herald was born about 1836 in Clay Co, KY.

   11 F    x. Catherine Herald was born about 1837.

+ 12 F    xi. Mary 'Polly' Herald was born about 1825.


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