Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Travelling Draper, 1861, Cardiff, GLA.
• Bankruptcy, 1866, Cardiff, GLA.
• Occupation: Draper, 1867, Canton, Cardiff, GLA.
• Court: Assault Fined £3, 11 Apr 1870, Cardiff, GLA.
• Occupation: Commercial Traveller, 1897 ?, Canton, Cardiff, GLA.
Alexander married Jane Lewis, daughter of John Lewis and Gwenllian Davies, on 14 Jul 1864 in St. John's, Canton, Cardiff, GLA. (Jane Lewis was born on 1 Jul 1835 in Merthyr Tydfil, GLA, christened on 15 Nov 1836 in Twyn-Yr-Odyn Presbyterian, Merthyr Tydfil, GLA and died Dec Q 1912 in Cardiff District, GLA.)