John, Lord of the Isles, married Margaret, daughter of Robert II, King of Scotland.This marriage union is the one all Alexanders are descended.The third son, named Alexander, had a son Alexander, who married and his son Thomas obtained "Menstrie" in 1505.
Andrew Alexander, son of Thomas of "Menstrie" married Catherine Graham, 1500, their son Andrew married Elizabeth Douglas, their youngest son, Andrew, succeeded to "Menstrie",1544.His son Alexander of Menstrie marriedElizabeth Forbes.Their oldest son, Alexander of Menstrie, his oldest son married Marion Contee, son, William, Lord of Stirling married Janet Erskine, their sonJohn Alexander was the emigrant to Virginia, 1659.
William Alexander, of Menstrie, bore for arms per pale ar and sa, a chev and in base a crescent, all counter charged, quartering McDonald.A Crest---a bear sejant, erect ppr.Motto: "Per Mare, per Terras".Arms of Alexander of Menstrie, first Earl of Stirling, from which the Virginia family descended.Lord William b. 1580, Knighted 1613, created Earl of Stirling, 1633.For the purpose of encouraging the formation of settlements to Canada.Charles I founded the Order of Nova Scotia Baronets,in Scotland, and SirWilliam of Stirling was created Vicount Canada, and made Secretary of State of Scotland.Sir William Alexander was a poet of some good merit, his son William, married and died,1638, leaving an infant, who became the 2nd Earl of Stirling, died in 1640, dying without an heir, the title went to his brother Sir Anthony Alexander, 3rd Earl of Stirling, who didn't have a heir, passed the title to his brother SirHenry, 4th Earl of Stirling, in whose family it remained until it was passed to the descendants of his brother John, who emigrated to America and died 1667.
His son, John Alexander, married Miss Graham, sold his home, Gartmore, in Scotland, emigrated to America in 1660, settled in Stafford Co.,Virginia.
His son, John Alexander, called Capt. John Alexander, probably came over with his father, obtained Howson's patent in 1669, which embraced all the land from "Great Falls of athe Potomas to Great Hunting Creek."He married and had two sons.
His son,Capt. John Alexander, married Frances Ashton, daughter of Charles Ashton, will probated in 1704.
Their son Robert Alexander, b 1688 d 1735married Ann Fowke, daughter of Col. Gerald Fowke.Children:John, Gerald, Sarah, and Parthenia. (Will on record)
Gerald Alexander, son of Robert and Ann Alexander, died 1761,marriedMary Dent. In will proved in Halifax.It names wife Mary, daughters Nancy, Mary Ann, sons, Robert, Phillip, George, and Gerald.
George Dent Alexander died with no issue.Gerald Jr. married Elizabeth Ashton.Nancy married Fielding Lewis, oldest son of Col Fielding Lewis and wife Betty Washington, sister of President George Washington,The will of George Dent Alexander, who did not have children, shows legacies left to the sons of Fielding Lewis.Source: House of Alexander. I also have all the Earls of Stirling listed, there was even some female Earls of Stirling.
I also have the lineage of the Fielding Lewis family.