Vincent Alexander (b. 1811 NY; parents birth VT NY) and his wife Mary (b. 1818 NY; parents birth VT NY) were in Taymouth Twp. MI by 1870 and had two identified children: Justin (b.1846 NY) and Altha E. (b.1862 MI).
Justin and his wife Joana P. Alexander lived next door to Vincent and his family in 1880. Justin Alexander married Irena Van Cuyler on 9-25-1876.
Justin says in his 1900 and 1920 Census reports that he was born in Wisconsin and his father was born in Canada and his mom was Ohio born. His wife Irena indicated that she was b. in MI and her parents were born in NY.
If anyone has any information that can clear up this confusion, please help me out.