Seaching for ancestors of Joseph Charles Alexander, b: 1809 Fredricks Co., MD. Fathers name may have been William. Family moved to Stark Co., OH in 1818. Married Sarah Ann Payne (Clay?) 14 May 1839 in OH. Moved to Andrew Co., MO in 1843, then to Benton Co., OR via the Applegate Trail in 1846. Three sons: William H., Charles F., Theodore F.