1900 census for Blendon, Franklin County, OH J. W. Alexander-born Aug. 1846-age 53-married 33 years-born in OH-father born OH-mother born NJ-occupation millright. Lizzie-wife-born Oct. 1845-age 54-married 33 years-had 9 children 7 are lving-born in PA-parents born PA. Inez-daughter-born May 1874-age 26-born in OH-occ. is milliner. Carl-son-born Feb. 1881-age 19-born OH-occ. Hwd. clerk. Thomas-son-born May 1883-age 17-born OH-occ. timekeeper. Hary-(this is spelling on census)-son-born Aug. 1886-age 13-born OH-at school.
1880 census for Columbus, Franklin County, OH James Alexander-age 34-born OH-father born OH-mother born NJ.-works in Foundry. Elizabeth-wife-born PA-parents born PA-keeping house. Mary-daughter-age 12-born OH. Charles-son-age 10-born OH. Inas-(spelling on census)-daughter-age 8-born in OH. Ella-daughter-age 6-born in OH. Louis-son-age 1-born in OH.
1870 census Westerville, Franklin County, OH James Alexander-age 23-born in OH-value of real estate owned $1000-value of personal estate $1000-works as Moulder in Foundry. Elizabeth-age 24-born in PA. Mary-age 3-born in OH. Charles-age 11 months-born in OH.
This is who I think are James parents-they are one page over on the 1870 Westerville, Franklin census.
T. J. Alexander-age 46-born in OH-value of real estate $3000-personal estate $1000-works in Foundry. Charlotte-age 46-born in NJ. Frank J.-age 20-born in OH-works in Foundry. Morse-age 9-born in OH. Delila-age 80-lives with son-born in Mass.
1860 census Westerville, Franklin, OH This should be James Alexander with his parents.
Thomas J. Alexander-age 35-born in OH-occ. is machinist. Charlott-age 35-born in NJ-is a dressmaker. James-age 13-born in OH. John F.-age 10-born in OH. (the Frank J. on the 1879 census) Ines I.-age 7-born in OH. (your grandmother must be named after her)
1850 census Blendon, Franklin, OH This should be Thomas J. Alexander's parents (Delila was living with Thomas in the 1870 census)
James Alexander-age 69-farmer-born PA. Delila-age 59-born Mass.
1850 Blendon, Franklin, OH Thos J. Alexander-age 25-born in OH-occ. rake manufacturer. C E.-age 25-born in NJ. James-age 3-born OH. John F.-2 months-born OH.
1900 census for Blendon, Franklin, OH T. J. Alexander-born Aug. 1824-age 75-married 55 years-born in OH-father born PA-mother born Mass. Mrs. C.(Charlotte)-wife-born March 1834-born in NJ-parents born in NJ. R. C. Crouse-son in law-born April 1852-age 48-marrie 22 years-born OH-parents born Mass. Inez I.-wife-born Sept. 1851-age 48-had 2 children 2 are living-born OH-father born OH-mother born NJ. Ethel M.-daughter-born Jan 1880-age 20-born OH.-is housekeeper. Lora C.-daughter-born June 1883-age 16-born OH-at school.
Some information on James and Elizabeth Alexander's sons WW1 Draft Registration Card 1917-1918 Karl Blenn Alexander 115 South Seventh St. Zanesville OH age 37-birthdate Feb. 14, 1881 white Occupation-Minister-Central Mst. Church Nearest Relative-Virginia Alexander
Harry Clair Alexander Twin Falls, Idaho Birthdate-August 6, 1886 Born-Westerville OH Married Occupation-Post Office Twin Falls
Thomas Earl Alexander 69 N. State Westerville, Franklin OH Age- 35-Birthdate May 30, 1883 white Occupation Conductor P & L Co. Nearest relative-Gertrude Alexander
My Alexander family are from PA and some of them did go into OH.I did not find a connection to your family but I'll keep you in mind if I find anymore info on my PA Alexanders since the 1850 census states that your James Alexander was born in PA .Hope this helps.Good luck in your search.Kathryn