Alexander Jonathan


The son of Moses Jonathan and Rebecca Scott, Alexander Jonathan was born free in Henrico County circa 1840. He became a fish dealer, as did his son, Hezekiah, and a deacon of Fifth Street Baptist Church.

Alexander Jonathan
  • Born: 1840 (approximate)
  • Died: 25 January 1908
  • Birth Place: Henrico County, Virginia
  • Death Place: Richmond, Virginia
  • Spouse: Mary V. (Maxfield) Jonathan; Martha (Pearman) Jonathan (m. 10 Sep 1862); Annie (Cary) Jonathan; Sallie B. (Wooldridge) Jonathan (m. 19 Sep 1883)
  • Parents: Moses Jonathan, Rebecca (Scott) Jonathan
  • Children: Hezekiah F. Jonathan, Napoleon Jonathan (d. 17 Nov 1892), Mary Virginia (Jonathan) Cheatham Washington, Sophronia (Jonathan) Hill, George Jonathan, Eva (Jonathan) Lewis, Thomas Lee Jonathan, Oscar Pryor Jonathan, John Jonathan, Alexander W. Jonathan, Martha Beatrice (Jonathan) Mann, Virginia (Jonathan) Jackson?, Fannie Jonathan, Regina (Jonathan) Jones
  • Other Family: Delia (Jonathan) Pearman (d. 1876), Andrew Jonathan, Adelaide (Jonathan) Pearman Jones (d. 1888) (siblings—those listed in the 1850 census)
  • Occupation: Merchant (fish dealer)
  • Church: Fifth Street Baptist Church (deacon)
  • Affiliations:
  • Address: 11 West Duval Street
  • Documents: Census (1850, 1860, 1880, 1900); children's marriage and death records; city directories; marriage records; obituaries
  • Military Service:
Contributors to this Record:
Brian Palmer
Erin Hollaway Palmer