Date of Birth: 28 December, 1938
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Date of Death: 4 August, 1997
Place of Death: Hamburg, Germany
Ethnicity: Scottish, some Irish
Alexander Young was a Scottish singer, songwriter, session musician, saxophonist, bassist, and guitarist. He was the bassist for the British rock band Grapefruit. Alexander was the son of Margaret and William Young, who were both born with the same surname. He was the brother of musicians George Young, Malcolm Young, and Angus Young. He was the uncle of musician Stevie Young.
Alexander’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, William Young.
Alexander’s paternal grandfather was William Young (the son of Alexander Young and Margaret Allen Galbraith). Alexander was the son of William Young and Jane McBeth, who was of Irish descent. Margaret was born in Scotland, to Irish parents, Allen Galbraith and Ellen Rodgers, who were possibly of Ulster-Scots background.
Alexander’s paternal grandmother was Jeanie/Jane Mitchell (the daughter of Malcolm Mitchell and Mary Ann Kay). Jeanie was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Malcolm was the son of James Mitchell and Elizabeth Clacher. Mary Ann was the daughter of James Kay and Mary Ann McGovern.
Alexander’s maternal grandfather was Alexander Young (the son of William Young and Jean Young). Alexander’s grandfather Alexander was born in Glasgow. William was the son of Alexander Young and Jean Thomson. Jean was the daughter of Alexander Young and Margaret Lammie.
Alexander’s maternal grandmother was named Margaret Haslett.
Source: Genealogy of Alexander Young – https://www.wikitree.com