Alexander Patterson  Leach

Alexander Patterson Leach

Male 1830 - 1915  (84 years)

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  • Name Alexander Patterson Leach 
    Born 1 May 1830  Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _MILT Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Mar 1915  Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Star, Montgomery County, NC at Old McLeod Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of Little River, Montgomery County, NC, age 50, occupation Mill Wright.
      Buried in a cemetery in a cow pasture near Troy, NC. Property has changed hands several times. There is a fence around gravestones.

      From "...PATTERN OF TIMELESS MOMENTS..." Page 240.
      Alexander Patterson Leach, born May 1, 1830, lived at Forks of the Little River with his wife, May McLeod Leach, daughter of William McLeod and Elizabeth Jordan McLeod.

      "Sandy" Leach (as he was known) was recognized as a most industrious man, a good provider, and an asset to his community. He was by trade a farmer and bridge builder, having designed and erected the Smitherman Mill Bridge spanning Little River between Troy and Candor as well as a second bridge at Burney's Mill in Randolph in 1874. He also build the J.W. Steed home in Steeds which is still standing.

      He was Justice of the Peach and county commissioner, Clerk and Deacon of the Primitive Baptist Church at Suggs Creek for more than 50 years. On August 24, 1872 he was chosen Clerk of Abbot's Creek Association.

      In the Civil War, he was commissioned a Captain in the 3rd District, 60th Reg., 11th Brigade in Raleigh, N.C. on October 27, 1857 by Thomas Bragg, Governor. He died March 14, 1915 and is buried in the old McLeod Cemetery near Star.1870 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 421
      1880 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 130
    Person ID I28122  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2013 

    Father Archibald Leach,   b. 1792, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1890, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Mother Catherine Patterson,   b. 1800, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Aft 13 Feb 1823  [1
    Notes 
    • Old Moore County Vital Statistics, Page 11--Applied for Marriage License Februrary 13, 1823
    Family ID F8262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary McLeod,   b. 9 Apr 1834, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1902, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1854  Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Married at Mrs. Elizabeth McLeod's by William Coggins.
    Children 
    +1. Catherine Elizabeth Leach,   b. 31 Oct 1855, Troy, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1931, Star, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Lucinda Jane Leach,   b. 1856, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Rose Anna Leach,   b. 27 Sep 1858, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1924  (Age 65 years)
    +4. Sarah Ann Leach,   b. 29 Dec 1859, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1941  (Age 81 years)
    +5. David Archibald Leach,   b. 2 Apr 1861, Star, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1921, Kansas City, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +6. Nancy Louise Leach,   b. 11 Mar 1863, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1936  (Age 73 years)
    +7. Mary Ellen Leach,   b. 11 Dec 1864, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John Calvin Leach,   b. 2 Feb 1867, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1878, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
    +9. Martha Leutitia Leach,   b. 4 Oct 1868, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1941, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +10. Deborah Frances Leach,   b. 3 Jul 1871, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1945  (Age 74 years)
    +11. Della Lee Leach,   b. 19 Jun 1873, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 73 years)
    +12. William Alexander Leach,   b. 1 Jul 1875, Near Troy, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1951, Near Troy, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2013 09:50:10 
    Family ID F0371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1830 - Montgomery County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1854 - Montgomery County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Mar 1915 - Montgomery County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alexander Leach and Mary McLeod
    Alexander Leach and Mary McLeod

    Documents
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3499 - Archibald Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3499 - Archibald Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3498 - Neill Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3498 - Neill Leach

  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).