Generation II Parent
b. 1814 - d. 1844
Alexander was born in Clontibret, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. He came to Canada with his parents at age 14, who settled on lot 25, concession 2, Eramosa Township. He farmed on the next lot south, lot 24, concession 2. After his death, his land went to his brother James who was shown as the owner in 1850.²
He never married and died at age 30.
¹ Buried in family plot, Johnson Cemetery, Barrie Hill
² Frank Day, Here and There in Eramosa, (Guelph: Leaman Printing Co., 1953), p. 42 (insert).