Alexander Mebane

Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Mebane was born on 10 February 1787, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Mebane, was 26 and his mother, Ann Allen, was 21. He married Frances Mitchell on 26 September 1818, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alamance, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 16 December 1865, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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Alexander Mebane
Frances Mitchell
Marriage: 26 September 1818
John Mebane
David Mitchell Mebane
Jane A. Mebane
Frances Mebane
Robert Bason or Mason Mebane
Margaret Mebane
Elbridge Gerry Mebane
Julia Annie Elizabeth Mebane
William Alexander Mebane

Sources (10)

  • Alex Mebane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alexander Mebane, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Alexander Mebane in entry for John Baker and Julia Mebane, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

1789 · Becomes 12th State

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Probably Scottish: variant of McBain .

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

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