Alexander Bankhead

about 1837–10 January 1902 (Age 65)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Bankhead was born about 1837, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Nathan Bankhead, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Bankhead, was 29. He married Marinda Redd in 1870, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Spanish Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 10 January 1902, at the age of 66, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Bankhead
Marinda Redd
Marriage: 1870
David William Pace
Edward T. Redd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1870Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *Renamed Salt Lake in 1868
    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
    Age 25
    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived at the top or end of a bank or hill (see Bank 5) or habitational name from a place with this origin. There are several minor places in Scotland so called, but the most likely source of the surname is one on the border between the parishes of Kilmarnock and Dreghorn in Ayrshire.

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

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    Short History of Alexander Bankhead

    A Short History of Alex Bankhead Alex Bankhead was born in North Carolina in 1837. He came to Utah with the Bankhead Family in 1848. It has been said by people living in Draper, Utah that he was the …

    Sources (13)

    • [blank] Bankhead in household of John M Hockaday, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alexander Bankhead in household of Sam Bankhead, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Alex Bankhead, "Utah, Utah County Records, 1850-1962"

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