Sallie Alexander

about 1802–

The Life Summary of Sallie

Sallie Alexander was born about 1802. She married Porter Clay Walker on 22 January 1872, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States.

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Porter Clay Walker
1807–1846
Sallie Alexander
1802–
Marriage: 22 January 1872

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1872Mercer, Kentucky, United States
  • Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, German, Dutch; also found in many other cultures: from the personal name Alexander, classical Greek Alexandros, which probably originally meant ‘repulser of men (i.e. of the enemy)’, from alexein ‘to repel’ + andros, genitive of anēr ‘man’. Its popularity in the Middle Ages was due mainly to the Macedonian conqueror, Alexander the Great ( 356–323 bc )—or rather to the hero of the mythical versions of his exploits that gained currency in the so-called Alexander Romances. The name was also borne by various early Christian saints, including a patriarch of Alexandria ( ad c.250–326 ), whose main achievement was condemning the Arian heresy. The Gaelic form of the personal name is Alasdair, which has given rise to a number of Scottish and Irish patronymic surnames, for example Mc Allister . Alexander is a common forename in Scotland, often representing an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name. In North America the form Alexander has absorbed many cases of cognate names from other languages, for example Spanish Alejandro , Italian Alessandro , Greek Alexandropoulos, Russian Aleksandr, etc. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .) It has also been adopted as a Jewish name.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Mc Allister
    Alejandro
    Alessandro
    Alexandre
    Anderberg
    Axelrod
    D’Alessandro
    Iskandar
    Lekas
    Lexa
    McAllister
    Oleksa
    Sand
    Sandel
    Sander
    Sanderson
    Sandor
    Saunders
    Saunderson
    Skender

    Sources (2)

    • Sallie M Alexander, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Sallie M Alexander, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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