Rev James Alexander (1634-1704) Possibly immigrant from Donegal County in what is now Northern Ireland, and settled in Raphoe. He was active in the Laggan Presbytery there. His seven sons and two daughters left Ireland for America in the ship Welcome, landing (9/21/1670. Their children settled in Somerset and later in Cecil Co. Md some of them going to the New Munster Tract in the extreme nothern part of Cecil Co.(in fact part of New Munster was north of the present Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary) and others settling to the south still in Cecil Co. Source: PA Genol Mag. Pg 85&86 and also Alexander Pioneers. I have more information on Rev James Alexander as I am descended from him.