- Born: 15 Sep 1835, Bothwell, Lanark, Scotland
- Marriage (1): Martha Long in 1861 in Broad Top, Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA
- Died: 25 Jul 1909, Six Mile Run, Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA at age 73
- Buried: 27 Jul 1909, Duvalls Cemetery, Coaldale, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of his death was Heart failure/Accident - fell from mine tipple.
Another name for Alexander was Sandy.
A death notice appeared in an unknown newspaper:
Alexander Taylor died at his hoke at Coaldale on Sunday July 25t, from injuries received in falling from a tipple at Eichelberger's mine in Six Mile Run. He was born in Bellaville [NB actually Bothwell], Lenoxshire [NB actually Lanarkshire], Scotland, September 15 1835 and married Martha Long of Broad Top in 1861, who still survives him.
Six children survive: Thomas L. of Pittsburg, Mrs Elizaeth Williams of Six Mile Run, William of Pittsburg, Robert of Illinois, Margaret and Alexander at home; also nine grandchildren, one great grandchild, and one sister, Mrs Henrietta McIntyre of Coaldale.
Brief funeral services were held at the house and a sermon in Winebremarian Church by Rev. E.L. Kennedy, pastor of the deceased. The Odd Fellows and United Mine Workers accompanied the remains to the grave and took part in the services there. Burial in the Duval Cemetery.
The informant on his death certificate was his wife Mrs Martha Taylor.
Noted events in his life were:
• He worked as a Coalminer at the time of the Census in 1851 in Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland.
• He worked as an Engineer at the time of his death on 25 Jul 1909 in Broad Top, Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA.
Alexander married Martha Long in 1861 in Broad Top, Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA. (Martha Long was born on 26 Mar 1844 in Pennsylvania, USA, died on 28 Mar 1915 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA and was buried in Mar 1915 in Duvalls Cemetery, Coaldale, Pennsylvania, USA.)