My 20 year brick wall, John Alexander. He is my ggg grandfather, born in 1768 in Virginia and married there. Had five known children: Martha Ann (1804-1875) married Daniel Dillon then Jacob Hiner, James G (1806-1834)my gg grandfather, married Phebe Dillon, Harriet (1808-1873) married Moses Scott, Jane (1810-1852) married Peter Shay then Seaborn Davies, and Thomas H (1812-1842) married Matilda Estes.
John died of cholera in 1837 in Hopedale, Tazewell county, Illinois.His wife died in 1830 of cholera. Nobody seems to know what her first or last name is which makes it impossible to trace John back to Virginia because of the number of John Alexanders in that state. Am in need of help that might lead to the identity of Johns wife or any descendants of John Alexander.Thanks.