'Alexander2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Alexander of Ballyclose, Alexander of Caledon, Alexander of Dublin, Alexander of Newtownlimavady

                               
BLG1886 (Alexander of Ahilly) identifies the parents of Andrew Alexander (described by BP1934 as 'of Gannochy') as ...
Andrew Alexander (minister, from Scotland to north of Ireland in 1613)
m. Dorothea Caulfeild (dau of Rev. James Caulfeild)
BP1934 (Caledon) identifies the father of Andrew Alexander of Gannochy as ...
John Alexander of Eridy (a 1613)
1. Andrew Alexander of Gannochy, later of Ballyclose (a 1689, Captain, youngest son)
  m1. _ Phillips (dau of Sir Thomas Phillips, 'Governor Phillips')
  A. Jacob Alexander of Newtownlimavady
  m. (1692) Margaret (or Jane) Oliver (dau of John Oliver of Newtownlimavady, chief magistrate)
  i. James Alexander of Newtownlimavady (d before 04.07.1786)
  a. Lesley Alexander of Newtownlimavady
  m. Anna Simpson of Armagh
  (1) John Alexander of Newtownlimavady (d 1853) had issue
  m. Margaret Maxwell (dau of Samuel Maxwell)
  (2) Lesley Alexander of Foyle Park (dsp, 3rd son)
  m. (1835) Amelia Maria Bates (dau of Col. _ Bates)
  (3) Thomas Alexander of Frowick House and Ahilly, Sheriff of co. Donegal (d 1867, 5th son) had issue
  m. Jane Haigh (dau of William Haigh of Westfield House, Doncaster)
  (4) Jane Alexander
  m. William Moody
  (5)+ other issue - James of Gortinesson, Alexander (d 1832), Louisa, Elizabeth
  m2. _ Hilles (dau of laird of Hilles)
  B. John Alexander of Ballyclose and Gunsland (d 12.03.1747)
m. Anne White (dau of John White of Cady Hill)
  i. John Alexander of Ballyclose
  BLG1886 (Alexander of Milford) omits this John, who is identified by BP1934 (Caledon) as ancestor of Alexander of Milford, but the dates suggest that there must have been an intervening generation between the John who married Anne White and ...
  a. John Alexander of Belfast (b 26.01.1736, d 23.12.1821)
m. (29.05.1760) Anne Portis (dau of George Portis)
  (1) John Alexander of Milford (b 27.02.1764, d 16.08.1843) had issue
  m. (08.09.1801) Christian Izod Nickson (dau of Lorenzo Nickson of Chapel Izod)
  ii. Nathaniel Alexander of Gunsland (b 1689, d 1714, alderman of Londonderry)
  m. Elizabeth McClintock (dau of William McClintock of Dunmore)
a. William Alexander of London (d 1774) had issue
  m. (01.01.1753) Charlotte Monsey (d 11.10.1798, dau of Messenger Monsey of Chelsea Hospital)
  (1) Catherine Alexander (d 17.03.1853) apparently of this generation
  m. (18.03.1800) John Bedingfield Collyer of Hackford Hall (archdeacon of Norwich)
  b. James Alexander, Sheriff of co. Tyrone, 1st Earl of Caledon (b 1730, d 22.03.1802)
m. (28.11.1774) Anne Craufurd (d 21.12.1777, dau of James Craufurd of Craufurdsburn by Mabel Johnson (dau of Hugh Johnson & sister/heir of Arthur))
  (1) Du Pre Alexander, 2nd Earl of Caledon, Governor of Cape of Good Hope (b 14.12.1777, d 08.04.1839) had issue
  m. (16.10.1811) Catherine Freeman Yorke (b 14.04.1786, d 08.07.1863, dau of Philip Yorke, 3rd Earl of Hardwicke)
  (2) Mabella Alexander (b 07.08.1775, d 04.03.1854)
  m. (05.07.1796) Andrew Thomas Blayney, 11th Lord of Monaghan (b 30.11.1770, d 08.04.1834)
(3) Elizabeth Alexander (b 21.06.1776, d unm 1851)
  c. Robert Alexander of Boom Hall, Londonderry (d 27.03.1790) had issue
  m. Anne McCullogh (d 20.01.1817, dau of Henry McCullough of Cloudymore and Ballyarton)
  (1) Elizabeth Alexander probably of this generation
  m. Sir Andrew Ferguson, 1st Bart (b 1761, d 07.1808)
  d. Elizabeth Alexander
  m1. (1750) Joseph Weld (d 1758, son of Rev. Nathaniel)
  m2. (1762) Hamilton McClure
  e. Rebecca Alexander (d 1800)
  m. (1766) Josias Du Pre of Wilton Park
f.+ other issue - John, Nathaniel
  iii. William Alexander of Dublin (d 1778)
  m. Mary Porter (dau of _ Porter of Vicardale)
  a. Sir William Alexander of Belcamp, Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1st Bart (b 03.03.1743)
m. (20.07.1764) Catherine Malpas (dau of John Folie Malpas of Rochestown)
  (1) Sir Robert Alexander, 2nd Bart (b 16.12.1769, d 01.12.1859)
  m. (17.06.1796) Eliza Wallis (d 1844, dau/heir of John Wallis)
  (A) Sir William John Alexander, 3rd Bart (b 01.04.1797, d unm 31.03.1873)
  (B) Sir John Wallis Alexander, 4th Bart (b 01.10.1800, dsp 25.10.1888)
  m1. (18.05.1857) Lepel Charlotte Phipps (d 29.01.1869, dau of Henry Phipps, 1st Earl of Mulgrave)
  m2. (22.08.1877) Mary Kathleen Dreaper (dau of Rev. John Dreaper of Northampton)
  (C) Robert Du Pre Alexander (b 02.1802, d 16.11.1874) had issue
  m. (17.09.1833) Eliza Nembhard (d 12.1850, dau of B.B. Nembhard of Jamaica)
  (D) Jane Anne Alexander (d 21.11.1891)
  m. (06.08.1833) J. Nembhard Hibbert of Chalfont Park (d 03.01.1886, Major)
  (2) William John Alexander, later Alexander-Shaw (d 14.05.1856) had issue
m. (01.03.1815) Isabella Alexander (d 19.05.1834, dau of Robert Alexander of Seamount, cousin)
  (3) Catherine Alexander
  m. Robert Hamilton of Clonsilla
  (4) Eliza Alexander
  m. John Hamilton of Hacketstown
  b. Robert Alexander of Seamount, Dublin (d 14.07.1827) had issue
  m. (14.05.1785) Henrietta Quin (d 01.1839, dau of Henry Quin of Dublin)
  c. Mary Alexander
  m. William Jocelyn Shaw of Kenstown
  d. Anne Alexander
  m. (1764) Sir Richard Johnstone, Bart of Gilford
  iv. Martha Alexander
  m. Alexander Kellie

Main source(s): BP1934 (Caledon) with input from BLG1886 (Alexander of Ahilly), BLG1886 (Alexander of Milford), BP1934 (Alexander of Dublin)
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