Patrick Alexander and wife (name unknown) came to America among those who withdrew from the original Presbyterian Church.Patrick settled in Guilford Township, Cumberland Co. (now Franklin)Pennsylvania. He had5 children by the wife who came with him from Ireland.After her death he md. Martha ? and they had 6 children. One of their sons was James Alexander who I descend from. Patrick died abt. 1778 and Thomas Patterson was appointed guardian of the minor children He later moved with them to Hagerstown, Md. James left Maryland while still a youth and went to Virginia where he md. Mary Rose DePew,a widow, when he was 23 years old.
I would like to hear from any who are working on this Alexander line.