Alexander Shingleton


Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Shingleton was born in 1805, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, William E Shingleton, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Lavina Gray, was 50. He married Eliza Henderson about 1821. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died in 1837, at the age of 32.

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Alexander Shingleton
Eliza Henderson
Marriage: about 1821
Oliver Perry Shingleton
Leonard Coleman Shingleton
James Madison Shingleton
William Jasper Shingleton Sr
John Randolph Shingleton
George Washington Shingleton

Sources (3)

  • John in entry for L C Shingleton and Louisa Weekley, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • Joseph Shingleton in entry for James Shingleton, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1821
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 7

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 14

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: late medieval variant of Singleton .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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