William Cowan1877

William Cowan
Given names
Birth 1877 29 26
Birth of a brotherJoseph Cowan
1879 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes Martin
July 5, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterIsabella Mercer Cowan
September 23, 1881 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Cowan
1884 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterStewart Cowan
1886 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterJanet Cowan
1889 (Age 12 years)
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 14 years)
Address: Windygates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (Age 15 years)
Cause: Cardiac disease - 2 years

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Marriage: December 31, 1869Beath, Fife, Scotland
10 months
elder brother
Robert Cowan
Birth: October 28, 1870 22 19Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: June 15, 1873Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland
2 years
elder sister
6 years
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister

Census1881 Scottish Census - Joseph Cowan and Agnes Mercer household

Address: Irelands Row

Joseph CowanHeadM33MCoal MinerFife, Dunfermline
Agnes CowanwifeM30FFife, Wemyss
Agnes CowandaughterS8FScholarFife, Beath
William CowansonS4MFife, Wemyss
Joseph CowansonS2MFife, Beath

Note: Four houses in this small street contained Mercers. They included three Mercer-Cowan families: William Mercer and Agnes Martin Joseph Cowan and Agnes Mercer Robert Mercer and Margaret Cowan Alexander Mercer and Janet Cowan

Census1891 Scotland - Census transcript - Joseph Cowan - Household

Windygates, Markinch, Fife

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

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