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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Alexander McDee Lumsden

Male Abt 1826 - 1874  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Alexander McDee Lumsden 
    Born Abt. 1826  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 9 Apr 1862  Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Enlisted, Capt. Barlow's Cavalry, Baldwin Rangers (Co. C, 15th Alabama Cavalry). 
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!
    Occupation 1870  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper reporter. The New Orleans Picayune was founded by Alexander's uncle, Francis Asbury Lumsden and his partner, George Wilkins Kendall, in 1837. 
    Residence 1870  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 21 Oct 1874  Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5377  Dickinson
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2014 

    Family Lucy Tunstall,   b. ca. 1827, Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1874, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 04 Sep 1844  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Frank Aubrey Lumsden,   b. Oct 1845, Montgomery Hill, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1911, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)  [Birth]
     2. Mary E Lumsden,   b. Abt 1848, Montgomery Hill, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sally Lumsden,   b. Abt 1850, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jessie C Lumsden,   b. Abt 1852, Montgomery Hill, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George Brooke Lumsden,   b. 1854, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Samuel Lumsden,   b. Abt 1859, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Betty Lumsden,   b. Abt 1863, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F1441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    The Muscogees or Creek Indians 1591-1893
    The Muscogees or Creek Indians 1591-1893
    Tarvin, Dr. Marion Elisha, Alabama Historical Quarterly (Wetumpka, Alabama: Alabama State Department of Archives and History, 1955), Vol. 17, pp. 135-145.

  • Sources 
    1. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Baldwin, Alabama; Roll: M653_1; Page: 217; Image: 216; Family History Library Film: 803001.
      NAME: A M D Lumsden
      AGE IN 1860: 39
      BIRTH YEAR: abt 1821
      BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina
      HOME IN 1860: Baldwin, Alabama
      GENDER: Male

      A M D Lumsden 39
      Lucy A Lumsden 32
      F A Lumsden 14
      Mary E Lumsden 12
      Sallie A Lumsden 10
      Jessee C Lumsden 8
      Samul Lumsden 6/12

    2. [S57] Carded Confederate Service Records , (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Record Group: 109; State: Alabama; Roll: 0036; Military Unit: Barbiere's Battalion, Cavalry and Capt. Barlow's Co., Cavalry.

    3. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll M593_522; Page: 461B; Image: 470; Family History Library Film: 552021.
      NAME: Alex [Lumsden]
      AGE IN 1870: 45
      BIRTH YEAR: abt 1825
      BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina
      HOME IN 1870: New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans, Louisiana
      RACE: White
      GENDER: Male
      POST OFFICE: New Orleans

      Alex Luston 45
      Lucy Luston 43
      Sally Luston 18
      Therese Luston 12
      George Luston 16
      Bettie Luston 7
      Frank Luston 25
      Mary Haught 2
      Ellen May 26