Alexander Books was born circa 1786 in Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom and died 1 September 1864 in Webbs Creek, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Margaret Grono (c1804-1878) 5 July 1819 at St Matthews in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.

He arrived in New South Wales in 1809 on the Active.


Offspring of Alexander Books and Margaret Grono (c1804-1878)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Books (1819-1902)
Elizabeth Books (1820-1838)
Margaret Catherine Books (1824-1878)
Matilda Isabella Books (1826-1901)
Jane Books (1828-1920)
Alexander Books (1831-1907)
David Books (1832-1915) 8 August 1832 Portland Head, New South Wales, Australia 30 September 1915 Wisemans Ferry Road, New South Wales, Australia Emma Douglass (1839-1924)

Robert R Books (1834-1922)
Frances Books (1836-1919)
Thomas Books (1838-1924)
William Books (1840-1916)
Mary Books (1842-1888)
George Books (1845-1934)

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