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Alexander A. Boone
Alexander A. Boone was born April 8, 1854 in Graves County KY. Alexander is found on the 1885 Florida State Census for Hernando County, along with his wife Anna E. Seay 2 years prior to the creation of Pasco County. They were residing in Pasco County at the time of the 1930 Federal Census. Residence prior to the 1885 has not yet been confirmed.
The following photos are courtesy of Mary Louise Gossum, the comments are hers as well.
Reading left to right are: Ernest and Etta (Foy) Boone; (grandparents of Pat Boone); Earl and Clara (Stevenson) Boone; (grandparents of Mary Louise Gossum); Annie (Seay) Boone and Alexander A. Boone; Ernest and Earl were brothers and the sons of William James Boone and Anna Blanche (Clanton) Boone. William James and Alexander were brothers.
Alexander A. Boone is the gentleman in the middle of the second picture. Mary Louise believes that the others may be elected county officials. In the third Picture, Mr. Boone, is the gentleman without a hat. Alexander A. Boone and his wife Annie E. (Seay) Boone, are buried in Dade City Cemetery.
The gentleman sitting, in the third picture, has been identified as John "Jack" Thomas Tait, 3rd great-grandfather of Dixie Tait Kirton. Mr. Tait was born in Thomas Co., GA in 1850. After serving in the Civil War, he moved to Pasco County and married Catherine Wilson and they had 3 children. After her death, he married Nancy "Nanny" Croft and continued to have a large family.
If anyone can identify any of the unnamed persons in these photos, please contact Laverne Tornow