The following data is extracted from Historical and Biographical Sketches of Sac County, Iowa - Sac City.
Thomas Alexander, farmer, was born in Coshocton County, O., in 1827; moved to Sac County, Ia., in 1861, and purchased land one mile north of Sac City. He has one of the finest farms in the county. He owns 314 acres of well improved land, a fine Bearing orchard of about three acres, and fifty acres of good timber.
Source: Historical and Biographical Sketches of Sac County, Iowa - Sac City