There is an Emery Alexander in my family born in Ill. or Kansas in 1876, His father was named Milton Alexander, Milton was the son of John H.Alexander b.1824 in Washington Co. Indiana and died in Corning Kansas in 1909, John H.was the son of James M. Alexander b. in Tn. in 1801 and died in Washington Co. Indiana in 1873. James M.Was the son of Thomas Alexander b. in Ireland in 1752 and died in Jackson Co. Indiana, in 1849. Hope this will help. I do not have any other info on the Emery Alexander in my family except his name.