James Alexander, Sr. Family 1652
aka James "The Weaver" Alexander

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James Alexander was born about 1652 in Raphoe, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland.

He married Mary Steele about 1680.

From "The Early Settlers of Maryland" by Gus Skordas, James Alexander was a passenger on the merchant ship "St. George" which sailed from Waterford, Ireland to Maryland on October 7, 1677. The "St. George" was carrying 180 passengers to Maryland. On November 1, 1678 John Quigley, another merchant captain, applied for land warrants for transporting the same 180 passengers to the interior of the provence of Maryland.

James Alexander fathered a son who was born about 1690 who was named
James Alexander. This is our direct ancestor

Other children of James Alexander are:
  • A son, David Alexander who was born about 1680
  • A son, Arthur Alexander who was born about 1682
  • A son, John Alexander who was born about 1686
  • A son, Francis Alexander who was born about 1688
  • A son, Moses Alexander who was born about 1690
  • A daughter, Mary Alexander who was born about 1698
  • A daughter, Sophia Alexander who was born about 1710
  • A son, Joseph Alexander who was born about 1713
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