Alexander Knox1

M, #6662, (1802 - 1877)
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Relationship=Great-granduncle of Dorothy Kollros.
Last Edited=19 Feb 2011


RelationshipSibling of Ancestor
Alexander Knox was born in 1802 in Eden Hill House, Dromore, Nothern Ireland.2 He was the son of John Knox.1 He died on November 9, 1877 in Beechcroft, Belfast, Northern Ireland.1 He was buried in Cathedral graveyard, Dromore, Down, Nothern Ireland.2

He was a surgeon in the Royal Navy.1
Descendants of John Knox of Dromore


  1. [S441] Charles Rogers, Genealogical memoirs of John Knox and of the family of Knox (London: Printed for the Grampian Club, 1879), page 51 - "Alexander, the elder son, entered the medical profession, and became a surgeon in the Royal Navy; he afterwards held a Government appointment in Ireland. He published "An Enquiry into the Actual State of our Knowledge of Cholera," Dublin, 1849, 16mo; "The Existing State of our Knowledge of Vaccination," London, 1850, 8vo; "Irish Watering Places," Dublin, 1845, 8vo; and "A History of the County Down," Dublin, 1875, 8vo. He died at Beechcroft, Belfast, on the 9th November 1877."
  2. [S442] History of the County Down-The Local Connection, online…