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Alexander FRUIT
Rebecca READER
Husband:  Alexander FRUIT
Birth:  1789, Randolph Co., NC
Death:  1 Aug 1853
Disposition:  buried Mill Creek Cemetery, Quincy, Adams Co., IL
Father:  James Samuel FRUIT
Mother:  [Margaret?] CLARK
Marriage-1:  4 May 1812, Christian Co., KY
Wife-1:  Mary "Polly" PARSON
Marriage-2:  28 Jun 1816, Christian Co., KY
Wife-2:  Rebecca READER/REEDER
Birth:  1795/6, SC
Children with Mary PARSON:
  1.  (Daugher A) FRUIT, b. 1810-15
  2.  (Son A) FRUIT, b. 1810-15
  3.  (Son B) FRUIT, b. 1810-15
Children with Rebecca READER:
  4.  James A. FRUIT, b. 1815-20?; d. 17 Nov 1854; m. Martha Jane FRUIT
  5.  Melinda FRUIT, b. 1818/9, MO; d. aft. 1853; m. Horatio W. MORRIS, s/o Morris MORRIS & Sarah CUSHMAN
  6.  Edmund Pemberton FRUIT, b. 2 Apr 1822, MO; d. 24 Jun 1900, KS?; m. 30 Jan 1845, Adams Co., IL, Lucinda MEWHINNEY
  7.  Sarah FRUIT, b. 1824, MO; m. 22 Dec 1842, Isaac HANKS
  8.  John Low FRUIT, b. 1826, MO
  9.  Martha FRUIT, b. 1829, MO; d. aft. 1853; m. 8 Feb 1849, Adams Co., IL, David L. CAMPBELL
10.  Frances Elizabeth FRUIT, b. 1831, MO; d. 1900, NE; m. 29 Dec 1850, Adams Co., IL, Cornelius Canada HANKS
11.  Alexander FRUIT, Jr., b. 1835, IL; d. aft. 1853


1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Fruit, Alexander Parson, Polly May  4, 1812 Christian Co.
Fruit, Alexander Reeder, Rebecca Jun 28, 1816 Christian Co.

1b.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Illinois Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-228):
Hughes, David Fruit, Matilda Apr  2, 1835 Adams Co.
Hanks, Isaac Fruit, Sarah Dec 22, 1842 Adams Co.
Campbell, David L. Fruit, Martha Feb  8, 1849 Adams Co.
Hanks, Cornelius C. Fruit, Frances E. Dec 29, 1850 Adams Co.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  not found.  There was no 1820 Census in Missouri Territory, so if he is in Missouri, he won't be found.  (Same with regard to John FRENCH, who was not found.)

3.  Census Images (online at the USGenWeb Census Project):
1830 MO Callaway Co. p. 78 Alexander Fruit 111 200 010 - 111 101 000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = John (b. 1826)
1 male 5-9 1820-1825 = Edward (b. 1822) 
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = James?
2 males 15-19 1810-1815 = Son B
= Son A
1 male 50-59 1770-1780 = Alexander (b. 1789
1 female 4 or under 1825-1830 = Martha (b. 1829)
1 female 5-9 1820-1825 = Sarah (b. 1824)
1 female 10-14 1815-1820 = Melinda (b. 1818/9)
1 female 15-19 1810-1815 = Daughter A
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Rebecca (b. 1795/6)
Alexander was tallied in the wrong column.  Living next door to John FRENCH.  Also in county:  his brother, Enoch FRUIT, and Thomas TRUITT. 

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):
1840 Fruet, Alexander IL Adams Co. Quincy p. 27

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1850 (Broderbund CD-317):  not found.

6.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

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