Alexander Mercer1827

Name
Alexander Mercer
Given names
Alexander
Surname
Mercer
Birth April 1, 1827 25 30
Baptism April 1827
Note: Baptised by the Rev Patrick Wright
Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
August 20, 1830 (Age 3 years)
Note: In the parish register entry the name Andrew has been written, then crossed out and replaced with William.
Birth of a brotherJames Mercer
May 21, 1833 (Age 6 years)
Note: Old Parish Register Details
Baptism of a brotherJames Mercer
May 26, 1833 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJean Dalrymple
1843 (Age 15 years)

Burial of a maternal grandmotherJean Dalrymple
February 14, 1843 (Age 15 years)
Note: OPR mortcloth entry:
Death of a fatherJames Mercer
1844 (Age 16 years)

Census April 7, 1861 (Age 34 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 44 years)
Death of a motherIsobel “Isabella” Burgess
January 10, 187522:00 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Neuralgia and immediate cause of death supposed heart disease - 8 days
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 54 years)
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 64 years)
Address: Windygates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death of a brotherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (Age 65 years)
Cause: Cardiac disease - 2 years
Deathyes

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father
mother
Marriage: January 8, 1825Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
3 months
elder brother
2 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother

Baptism
Baptised by the Rev Patrick Wright
Census1861 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplace
Isabella MercerHeadWid61FLinen WeaverFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonU33MRailway LabourerFife, Kennoway

Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb: 0 Number children at school: 0 Number rooms with one or more windows: 2

Census1871 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplace
Isabella MercerHeadWid72FFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonU43MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Isobella MercerGranddaughterU25FFife, Methil
Isabella McCallumGGranddaughter2FFife, Kennoway
Agnes BennetGGranddaughter4mFFife, Kennoway

Census1881 Scottish Census - Alexander Mercer household

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplace
Alexander MercerHeadU54MLabourerFife, Kennoway

Number rooms with one or more windows 2

Census1891 Scotland - Census transcript - Joseph Cowan - Household

Windygates, Markinch, Fife

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
Joseph CowanheadMar43Coal MinerxTorryburn, Fife
Agnes CowanwifeMar39Methil, Fife
Agnes Martin CowandaughterUnm18Spinning Mill WorkerxCowdenbeath, Fife
William Cowanson13Coal MinerxMethil, Fife
Joseph Cowanson11ScholarCowdenbeath, Fife
Isabella Mercer Cowandaughter9ScholarCowdenbeath, Fife
James Cowanson7ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Stewart Cowandaughter5ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Janet Cowandaughter2Markinch, Fife
Alexander MercerUnm63Pit Head LabourerxKennoway, Fife
William MercerWid60Coal MinerxKennoway, Fife

Rooms with one or more windows: 3