George Brown MercerAge: 89 years18611951

George Brown Mercer
Given names
George Brown
Birth 1 June 1861 36 42
Birth of a sisterAgnes Mercer
16 May 1863 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherJohn Mercer
6 May 1865 (Age 3 years)
Census 2 April 1871 (Age 9 years)
Address: West Wemyss
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel ‘Isabella’ Burgess
10 January 187522:00 (Age 13 years)
Death of a fatherAndrew Mercer
22 June 1878 (Age 17 years)
Cause: Neuralgia and immediate cause of death supposed heart disease - 8 days
Death of a sisterIsobella Mercer
26 November 1878 (Age 17 years)
Cause: (Supposed) Consumption six months.
MarriageJanet Barclay KilgourView this family
3 January 1881 (Age 19 years)
Census 3 April 1881 (Age 19 years)
Address: 4 Broomie Knowe
Birth of a son
Second Lieutenant Andrew Mercer
24 May 1881 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
Janet Barclay Mercer
15 July 1883 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
George Kilgour Barclay Brown Mercer
19 November 1885 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherAgnes Dunsyre
10 October 1887 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
Henry Kilgour ‘Harry’ Mercer
5 January 1888 (Age 26 years)
Census 5 April 1891 (Age 29 years)
Address: 17a Castle Street, Cupar
Birth of a daughter
Agnes Dunsire Mercer
9 April 1892 (Age 30 years)
Census 31 March 1901 (Age 39 years)
Address: Torryburn
Birth of a daughter
Christina Douglas Mercer
27 April 1903 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
Janet Edith Mercer
1908 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherJames Mercer
12 January 1908 (Age 46 years)
Cause: Cerebral haemmorhage
Note: Informant: David Mercer, son, 42 Linthouse Road, Govan, Scotland
Birth of a granddaughter
Emily May Mercer
22 June 1910 (Age 49 years)
Census 2 April 1911 (Age 49 years)
Address: Townhill Rd, 13 Gardners Land
Marriage of a childHenry Kilgour ‘Harry’ MercerAnnie D. RossView this family
30 August 1913 (Age 52 years)

Death of a sonSecond Lieutenant Andrew Mercer
22 October 1915 (Age 54 years)

Note: Wounded in action at Hohenzollern Redoubt, Battle of Loos 13/Oct/1915. Died of wounds at le Touquet, 22/Oct/1915.
Birth of a granddaughter
Agnes Flora ‘Nessie’ Cameron
1919 (Age 57 years)

Marriage of a childRobert GraphamChristina Douglas MercerView this family
5 February 1921 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
Edna Frances Cameron
26 September 1922 (Age 61 years)
Death of a granddaughterJanet Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Cameron
10 April 1925 (Age 63 years)

Death of a grandsonWilliam Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Cameron
10 April 1925 (Age 63 years)

Death of a wifeJanet Barclay Kilgour
1933 (Age 71 years)

Death of a brotherAlexander Mercer
9 December 19344:15 AM (Age 73 years)
Address: Craig Roineach, Kennoway Road, Windygates
Cause: Apoplexy Myocarditis
Death of a daughterAgnes Dunsire Mercer
15 July 1940 (Age 79 years)
Death 1951 (Age 89 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 6 March 1846Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
-5 years
elder brother
James Mercer
Birth: 20 February 1841 15 22Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
Death: 12 January 1908Kennoway Road, Windygates, Fife, Scotland
4 years
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
5 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
23 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Family with Janet Barclay Kilgour - View this family
Marriage: 3 January 1881Bleachfield, Leven, Fife, Scotland
5 months
2 years
2 years
2 years
4 years
11 years

Census1871 Scottish Census - Andrew Mercer and Agnes Dunsyre household

459 Wemyss, Book 001, page 020 Address: West Wemyss Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb 0 Number children at school 2 Number rooms with one or more windows 2

Andrew MercerHeadM45MPit CarpenterFife, Kennoway
Agnes MercerwifeM53FFife, Wemyss
Stephen PeggieLodgerM21MCoal LabourerFife, Wemyss
Janet PeggieLodgerM20FFife, Kennoway
Andrew MercersonS14MCoal DrawerFife, Auchterderran
Ann MercerdaughterS12FScholarFife, Auchterderran
George MercersonS9MScholarFife, Auchterderran
David PeggieGrandsonS8mMFife, Wemyss

Census1881 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer household

FHL Film 0203531 GRO Ref Volume 456 EnumDist 3 Page 29 Address: 4 Broomieknowe Number rooms with one or more windows 1

George B MercerHeadM19MCoal MinerFife, Lochgelly
Janet B MercerwifeM19FSpinner At Flax WorkFife, Leven

Census1891 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer and Janet Barclay Kilgour household

440 Cupar / Fife, Book 005, page ?, sched 51 Address: 17a Castle Street, Cupar Number rooms with one or more windows 4

George MercerHeadM29MPolice ConstableYFife, Lochgelly
Janet MercerwifeM29FFife, Scoonie
Andrew MercersonS9MScholarFife, Scoonie
Janet MercerdaughterS7FScholarFife, Scoonie
George MercersonS5MScholarFife, Wemyss
Henry MercersonS3MFife, Scoonie

Census1901 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer - Household

Torryburn, Fife, Scotland

George Brown MercerHeadM39MPolice ConstableFife, Lochgelly
Janet Barclay MercerwifeM39FP. Constable's WifeFife, Leven
Janet Barclay MercerdaughterS17FDamask LayerWorkerFife, Leven
George Kilgour MercersonS15MPainter's ApprenticeWorkerFife, Buckhaven
Henry Kilgour MercersonS13MScholarFife, Leven
Agnes Dunsire MercerdaughterS8FScholarFife, Carnock
Janet B. KilgourMother in LawW64FFife, Kennoway
Geo KilgourNephewS6MFife, Leven
Jessie KilgourNieceS4FFife, Leven

Notes: Rooms with one or more windows: 3

Census1911 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer - Household

Parish of Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

George Brown MercerHeadM49M30---General LabourerTown CouncilWorkerFife, Lochgelly
Janet Barclay MercerwifeM49F3066-Fife, Leven
Agnes Dunsire MercerdaughterS18F----Oat Cake BakerBakery TradeWorkerFife, Carnock
Christina Douglas MercerdaughterS7F----ScholarFife, Dunfermline
George KilgourrelativeS16M----App. ChemistWorkerFife, Leven

Notes: Number of rooms with one or more windows: 3

George Brown Mercer, and Janet Kilgour emigrated to Perth, Australia sometime between 1903 (youngest child, Christina, born in Dunfermline) and 1915 (my grandma, Agnes Dunsire Mercer, married in Perth, Australia.)