Sylvia, I have James F. Alexander m. Martha (McGinnis) McGuiness 5-16-1859.James b. ca 1836 on Mallard Creek in Mecklenburg Co., NC (may be Cabarrus Co. today?).He died 1895.
Martha was d/o Charles B. McGuiness.James F. was s/o Wm. Franklin & Rebecca Adeline (Gilmer) Alexander of Mecklenburg Co., NC... they were my uncle/aunt of yore.I have several ancestors/descendants on both sides. The F. above might be for Frank or Franklin.