Follow this back.It shows that Thomas J. Alexander was born in 1803 in Logan County. It also goes back to James Weaver Alexander, born in Ulster, North Ireland, approximately 1652.
Go to www.familysearch.org Click on search. Type in Edward Young. In this site where I'm look, my grandfather is listed as No. 40. Edward Jackson Young - Pedigree Resource File Gender: M Birth/Christening: 25 Mar 1880 MISSOURI
Click on his name. Then click on his mother Elizabeth Jane Mathis. Then click on her mother Martha Mahalia Alexander. Then father Thomas J. Alexander. Then Matthew Alexander (fought in Revolutionary War - received a land grant) Then James Alexander, Sr. Then Moses Alexander Then James Weaver Alexander - Ulster, North Ireland.