The Concord Daily Tribune 27 Nov 1908
Derrick Alexander, the, well-known well-known well-known old negro, according to his statement 104 years of age, is dead. That Derrick Derrick was about one hundred years of age is pretty certain, for according to facts connected with his life, he lived around a hundred years. For several years Derrick had been et close in doors, feeble and giving iway to waste of form. He lived iviili Kd La wings, at Sliver Hill, and died there with his daughter. Der rick was horn and reared in Meek lenlniiu;. belonging to the Alexandei family of ihat county. For a mi in her ol u-ais u-ais u-ais lie lived here and irii: i familiar lignre about the street- street- until he became too fwble to leave the house. lie was married three limes and had !i0 children, all but t if these being dead. The old negn was buried esterdav.