Audrey Margueri Alexander

18 February 1907–11 July 1977 (Age 70)
Orange, Texas, United States

The Life of Audrey Margueri

When Audrey Margueri Alexander was born on 18 February 1907, in Orange, Texas, United States, her father, Edmond M Alexander, was 30 and her mother, Grace Neyland, was 18. She married Earl Elvin Strickland on 10 July 1926, in Jefferson Land District, Texas, United States. She lived in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Justice Precinct 4, Orange, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 11 July 1977, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jett Cemetery, Orange, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Elvin Strickland
Audrey Margueri Alexander
Marriage: 10 July 1926

Spouse and Children

10 July 1926
Jefferson Land District, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, German, Dutch; also found in many other cultures: from the personal name Alexander, classical Greek Alexandros, which probably originally meant ‘repulser of men (i.e. of the enemy)’, from alexein ‘to repel’ + andros, genitive of anēr ‘man’. Its popularity in the Middle Ages was due mainly to the Macedonian conqueror, Alexander the Great ( 356–323 bc )—or rather to the hero of the mythical versions of his exploits that gained currency in the so-called Alexander Romances. The name was also borne by various early Christian saints, including a patriarch of Alexandria ( ad c.250–326 ), whose main achievement was condemning the Arian heresy. The Gaelic form of the personal name is Alasdair, which has given rise to a number of Scottish and Irish patronymic surnames, for example Mc Allister . Alexander is a common forename in Scotland, often representing an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name. In North America the form Alexander has absorbed many cases of cognate names from other languages, for example Spanish Alejandro , Italian Alessandro , Greek Alexandropoulos, Russian Aleksandr, etc. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .) It has also been adopted as a Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Audrey M Strickland in household of Earl Strickland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Audrey M Strickland in household of Elvin E Strickland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Audrey Alexander in household of Ed Alexander, "United States Census, 1910"

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