Major General MACOMB Alexander

Major General MACOMB Alexander[1]

Male 1782 - 1841  (59 years)

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  • Name MACOMB Alexander 
    Prefix Major General 
    Born 3 Apr 1782  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 741C8DD70ADA4DB5B48D486CB5EF0CF06FAA 
    Died 25 Jun 1841  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 25 Jun 1841  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Congressional Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • US War of 1812 General. Commanded the Sacketts Harbor garrison, took part in the Capture of Fort George under Winfield Scott and participated in Gen. James Wilkinson's unsuccessful St. Lawrence expedition. Promoted to Brigadier General in January 1814, General Macomb performed his greatest feat in repulsing a British invasion of New York at the Battle of Plattsburgh (September 11, 1814). Promoted Major General after the war. He was appointed to succeed Gen. Jacob J. Brown as general-in-chief of the US Army.
    Person ID I109388  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2015 

    Father MACOMB Alexander, Sr.,   b. 27 Jul 1748, Ballynure, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1831, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother NAVARRE Mary Catherine,   d. 17 Nov 1789, New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 May 1773  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F43865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MACOMB Catherine,   b. 30 Oct 1786, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1822, Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1803  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F43868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Major General Alexander Macomb, Jr.
    Major General Alexander Macomb, Jr.
    Veteran & Patriot of the War of 1812
    Veteran & Patriot of the War of 1812

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #12936.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #40174442.

    3. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #28341977.