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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Alexander Durant

Male - Bef 1855


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  • Name Alexander Durant 
    Nickname Sandy 
    Gender Male 
    Died bef. 1855 
    Person ID I6078  Dickinson
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2014 

    Father Benjamin Durant,   b. Abt 1754, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1813, Fort Mims, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sophia McGillivray,   b. Abt 1746, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1770  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Arturo O'Neill alleges in a 19 Oct 1783 letter to Josef de Ezpeleta, the acting captain general in Havana, that Sophia was "married to an Indian half-breed named Duran, whose father was French, and they are actually on the road with a good herd of cattle and some forty slaves to settle on the Escambia River eighteen leagues from here." [1]
    Family ID F1603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336355] McGillivray of the Creeks, Caughey, John Walton, (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2007), 62.

    2. [S336345] A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, Gregory A. Waselkov, (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 37.