Alexander Patterson McIntire

Brief Life History of Alexander Patterson

When Alexander Patterson McIntire was born on 8 December 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, William Patterson McIntire, was 30 and his mother, Anna Patterson, was 31. He married Violet Skinner Paxton in 1871, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Stockton, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 20 November 1882, in Challis, Custer, Idaho, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Challis, Custer, Idaho, United States.

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Alexander Patterson McIntire
Violet Skinner Paxton
Marriage: 1871
Arthur McIntire

Sources (13)

  • Alexander Mcintyre, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alexander Patterson McIntire, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mcintire in entry for Mcintire, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

World Events (8)

1845 · Oh My Father

"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."


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


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McIntyre .

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

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