Tom Alexander Dead.
The Clarksburg Telegram., July 12, 1901
Thomas B. Alexander was born in Loudoun County, Va., in 1840. His parents died when he was but six years of age, and his brother, William R. Alexander, raised and educated him and taught him the shoemaker’s trade.
He came to Clarksburg in 1849 with William R. Alexander’s family. The past several years he has been engaged as store clerk and was with the Holmes shoe store a number of years. At the time of his death he held a clerkship in the coal company’s store at Mt. Clare.
The wife, two sons– Seaton and Charles — and daughters — Mrs. A. C. Davis and Mrs. Clay Morris– survive him.
The funeral will take place at 4 o’clock this Friday afternoon from the residence of J. I. Alexander and interment will be made in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery.
Funeral of Thomas B. Alexander.
The Clarksburg Telegram., July 19, 1901, page 2
The body of the late Thomas B. Alexander was brought from Mt. Clare to this city Friday, and the funeral took place from the residence of his nephew, J. I. Alexander, Dr. David L. Ash and Rev. William Anderson conducting the obsequies. The pall-bearers were O. P. Boughner, M. G. Holmes, W. P. Holden, Theodore Reichert, Charles Ernst and F. J. Welch.
Interment was made in the I. O. O. F. cemetery. The deceased was an honorable, upright citizen and had a host of friends, who deeply regret his sudden demise and extend their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family.