McAlister Family Genealogy Forum
Rachel was sister to my great great greatgrandfather James G. McAlister who d. Simpson Co KY 1816. Mother of James G. and Rachel was Winifred Allen McAlester Carter who married John Carter after her first husband, James McAlister, died.
2nd husband, John Carter d. in Va. and Winifred took Rachel and her children by Carter to Simpson Co KY to join son James G. McAlister. James G. McAlister m.Temperancy "Tempy" Jackson in Clark Co KY and then moved to Simpson Co KY. 1820 Census of Simpson Co, George & Rachel living next door to Tempy McAlister and her children. Rachel d. 11 Feb 1855(a. 75yrs 10 mts and 18days) and she and George and some of their children buried in cemetery located on Hilton Pugh farm. Tempy and her five children(boys Nathaniel, Brightberry and William and two girls)moved in 1829 to Howard Co MO. Tempy died 1834 in that county and buried in Jackson Cemetery #2. William was my great great grandfather and he moved in 1841 to Sebastian Co Arkansas and has many, many descendants there. Have much information & happy to share.
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