Alexander McRae

7 September 1807–20 June 1891 (Age 83)
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander McRae was born on 7 September 1807, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, John B McRae, was 29 and his mother, Mary Jane McRae, was 22. He married Eunice Fitzgerald on 2 October 1834, in New Castle, Henry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 1 years. He died on 20 June 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander McRae
1807–1891
Eunice Fitzgerald
1818–1906
Marriage: 2 October 1834
John McRae
1836–1912
Joseph McRae
1838–1914
Kenneth McRae
1840–1861
Alexander McRae Jr
1842–1861
Catherine McRae
1844–1845
Daniel McRae
1846–1917
Mary Jane McRae
1848–1940
Martha McRae
1851–1933
Charles McRae
1853–1887
Eunice McRae
1855–1855
David Fitzgerald McRae
1857–1936
Sarah Eunice McRae
1861–1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 October 1834New Castle, Henry, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1818
    Age 11
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of a patronymic from the Gaelic personal name Mac Raith ‘son of grace or prosperity’. Compare McGrath , the usual Irish form of this surname.

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

    Possible Related Names

    McCrae
    McRea
    McCray
    McRee
    Rae
    McGrath
    McCrea
    Wray
    Mackereth
    McCree
    McRay

    Story Highlight

    History of Alexander and Eunice McRae

    by Gordon Irving, 11 Apr 1966 Alexander McRae was born September 7, 1807, in Anson County, North Carolina. He was the first child of John B. and Mary Jane (McRae) McRae. His grandfather, Phillip …

    Sources (110)

    • Alexander Mc Crae, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alexander Mcrae in entry for Albert Mcrae, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Alexander Mc Rae [31 Jul 1860], "United States Census, 1860"

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