If your Alice was born !856 , Father's name John, Brothers John, Robert , Frank , Sister, Elizabeth Rachel StevensonWillis. They came from Ga. To La. then to Texas. I am finding the name spelled both ways. This is all I know They lived in De Sota Parish , My grandmother told that her mother was born on a ship while coming to America. Came from Ga. dont' know the mothers name.Hope this helps. My grandmother married a Bowles. died in Bowie Texas.