Did Elizabeth Ross of Newtown Limavady marry two Alexander brothers?

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Eiizabeth Ross, daughter of William Ross of Newtown Limavady, married James Alexander, a rich merchant of Newtown Limavady, co. Londonderry, and by her had an eldest son, Lesley Alexaner, who died 20 Feb. 1820.  (VISITATION OF IRELAND, Vol. 3, p. 69)

Elizabeth (Ross) Alexander apparently married 2ndly John Alexander, younger brother of James Alexander.

== Research Note==
In his will dated 16th October 1764, James "bequeaths the life-rent of his houses, lands, tenements, in the manor of Limavady, to his wife Elizabeth [no maiden name given]...
(Memorials Vol. II, p. 166)

In his will dated 21st April 1772, John "liferents his wife Elizabeth, daughter of William Ross of Newton [sic] Limavady, and his wife, Mary Leslie of Leslie Hill, county Antrim,..
(Memorials Vol.II, p. 166)

Is Elizabeth, wife of James, the same Elizabeth Ross, wife of John, as per John's will dated 21st April 1772?

See wikitree IDs--Ross-9681, Ross-10535, Alexander-8481, Alexander-7743
WikiTree profile: James Alexander
in Genealogy Help by David Hughey G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)

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