Alexander William Payne

5 November 1815–
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alexander William

When Alexander William Payne was born on 5 November 1815, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, Zadok Payne, was 35 and his mother, Mary Polly Vanzant, was 26. He married Jane Dunmire on 15 November 1849, in Platte, Missouri, United States. He lived in Carroll Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1850.

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Alexander William Payne
Jane Dunmire
Marriage: 15 November 1849

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15 November 1849
Platte, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 3

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alexander W Payne, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alexander W. Paine, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

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