Ernest McAlister

16 March 1880–9 March 1949 (Age 69)
Hanover, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest McAlister was born on 16 March 1880, in Hanover, Virginia, United States, his father, James Vespucius McAlister, was 40 and his mother, Elenora Ella Woodson, was 36. He married Ruth Ernestine Leake on 20 April 1904, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Henrico, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Brookland Magisterial District, Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1949, at the age of 68, and was buried in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest McAlister
Ruth Ernestine Leake
Marriage: 20 April 1904
Ernest Watkins McAlister
Kenneth Leake McAllister Sr
Lois E McAlister

Spouse and Children

20 April 1904
District of Columbia, United States


    Ernest Watkins McAlister


    Kenneth Leake McAllister Sr


    Lois E McAlister


Parents and Siblings



    Edward Louis McAlister


    Edward Lewis McAllister




    Barton Watkins McAlister


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 14

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 19

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McAllister .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earnest Mcalister, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest Mcalister, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ernest Mc Alister, "United States Census, 1920"

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