Here is what the book says, I hope there is a name in here that will help. This is the way it is written. Does not alway make sense. I suspose issue means off spring. Tom
Robert Alexander b 1601 m first in 1633 to Marion Hamilton, second to Janet Orr, by whom he had Rev. James Alexander b. 1634, and m Mary Maxell and had issue. Claud Alexander, brother of Rev. James Alexander had two daughers, Marion and Janet. Robert Alexander married second to Jean Henderson, and had Robert the 3rd, who had two daughters and John Alexander, who settled in Carolina. The settlers in Mecklenberg County, North Carolina, were largely composed of the Alexander and Harris families, and it may be that more than one Alexander family was among the early settlers. From the foregoing, it is evident, that though we may claim descent from this John Alexander, we have no link to connect Aaron with him.
Aaron Alexander had several brothers, one named William and he was married twice. Aaron Alexander and Jane Brown Ross, widow of Isaac Ross, were married in Charlotte, North Carolina, about 1763 They had two children, one dying in infancy, and the other, John Brown Alexander, born in 1765 near Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Aaron had a son named David, one named Aaron, John,
John Brown Alexander, whose mother died when he was young was placed under the car of his uncle Elijah Alexander, and learned the trade of a clothes dresser under his cousin, Daniel Alexander, son of Elijah. John Brown Alexander married. Barbara King.