When Alice Aley Ann Post was born on 14 October 1808, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, her father, John Franklin Post, was 38 and her mother, Mary, was 38. She married Archibald McEachern Sr. on 16 August 1826, in Fayette, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in District 496, Fayette, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and District 709, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 23 January 1891, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fayetteville City Cemetery, Fayetteville, Fayette, Georgia, United States.
North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.
North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.
Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .
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