He was a son of Burwell Bassett and Mary Polly Hunter. *** His mother and some of his siblings moved to Missouri. Alexander stayed in VA. and settled in the home built by his father in Henry County, VA. === Alexander married 2nd to Miss Ann Rowland Hardy. === Some of Aexanders' children were: 1. Martha A. who married John Dyer, son of David Dalton Dyer and moved to Missouri. 2. Woodson who married 1st to Julia Prunty and 2nd to Mary Price. 3. John who married Nancy Spencer. 4. Eliza who married Allen Hopper. 5. Mary Catherine who married William W. Hill 6. Harden, who died in the Confederate Army in the War Between the States.