John Byron Alexander1

M, #6, b. 3 October 1900, d. June 1983
Father*Foster L Alexander1 b. 25 Jan 1863, d. 21 Mar 1934
Mother*Elizabeth Dobbins1 b. Jul 1875, d. 29 Jul 1945
ChartsPedigree of Dexter Williams
Birth*3 October 1900 John Byron Alexander was born on 3 October 1900 at Cedarville, Greene Co., Ohio.1 
(InHomeOf) Census19101910 He appeared on the 1910 census in the household of Foster L Alexander, ED 130 sht 3a pg 202 #48-49, Harrison, Montgomery Co., Ohio. His info on the census included - Alexander, Byron 9 b.OH, mulatto.2 
Military* John Byron Alexander was at West Point top of his class until they found out he had African heritage! He moved to California and became the founder of quick dry cement.
(InHomeOf) Census19201920 He appeared on the 1920 census in the household of Foster L Alexander, ED 217 sht 19b #740-765 Suard Ave, Harrison, Montgomery Co., Ohio. His info on the census included - Alexander, Byron 19 b.OH, clerk in post office, black.3 
Marriage*3 October 1925 John Byron Alexander married Jennie Marsh Newsome, daughter of Dr Charles Edgar Newsome and Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman, on 3 October 1925 at Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio; "Mrs Cornelia E Newsome of 438 East Second St wishes to announce the marriage of her daughter, Miss Jennie Marsh Newsome to Mr Byron JOhn Alexander, of Dayton, which took place October 3, 1925. Mr Alexander is the son of Mr and Mrs Foster Alexander, of Dayton. Mrs Alexander left Thursday morning for Dayton where she will make her home."4 
Occupation* John Byron Alexander was Portland Cement. 
Census1930*1930 He appeared on the 1930 census as the head of household, ED 60 sht 38a pg 252 2224 Germantown St #479-520, Dayton Ward 6, Montgomery Co., Ohio along with Jennie Marsh Newsome and Jeanne Elizabeth Alexander . His info on the census included Alexander, John B 29 b.OH (parents b.KY) negro owns home worth $5000, has radio, married at age 25, chemist in cement business.5 
Census1940*1940 John Byron Alexander appeared on the 1940 census as the head of household, ED 106 sht 5b #90 2224 Germantown St, Dayton Ward 6, Montgomery Co., Ohio along with Jennie Marsh Newsome and Jeanne Elizabeth Alexander . His info on the census included Alexander, J V (sic) 37 b.OH, owns home worth $3000, chemical engineer at S W Cement Co, highest grade 4 years of college, same residence in 1935, negro.6 
Death*June 1983 John Byron Alexander died in June 1983 at Los Angeles Co., California.7 

Family

Jennie Marsh Newsome b. 17 Nov 1900
Marriage*3 October 1925 He married Jennie Marsh Newsome, daughter of Dr Charles Edgar Newsome and Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman, on 3 October 1925 at Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio; "Mrs Cornelia E Newsome of 438 East Second St wishes to announce the marriage of her daughter, Miss Jennie Marsh Newsome to Mr Byron JOhn Alexander, of Dayton, which took place October 3, 1925. Mr Alexander is the son of Mr and Mrs Foster Alexander, of Dayton. Mrs Alexander left Thursday morning for Dayton where she will make her home."4 
Child
Last Edited12 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Notes provided by Dexter Anthony Williams.
  2. [S7] 1910 census.
  3. [S6] 1920 census.
  4. [S22] The Evening Gazette, 15 Jul 1926 pg 3 column 4.
  5. [S5] 1930 census.
  6. [S4] 1940 census.
  7. [S32] Social Security Death Index online.