Interesting 1952 article Vera Andrews shared with me years ago re the 6 Alexanders who signed the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, 20 May 1775." . . . probably all descended from the immigrant, Joseph Alexander, of Cecil County, Maryland:Hezekiah and John McKnitt being sons of James (Joseph); Colonel Abraham and Ezra, sons of Sophia (Joseph); and Colonel Adam and Captain Charles, sons of William (Sophia, Joseph). . . . "
My transcription and images of the 5 page article (and other Alexander family information) can be accessed through the Alexander link on the main page of my genealogy web site: