Isobel Burgess, 17971875 (aged 78 years)

Name
Isobel /Burgess/
Given names
Isobel
Nickname
Isabella
Surname
Burgess
Married name
Isobel /Mercer/
Birth 1797
Baptism May 21, 1797 (aged 0)
MarriageJames MercerView this family
January 8, 1825 (aged 28 years)
Occupation
Linen Weaver

Birth of a sonAndrew Mercer
April 9, 1825 (aged 28 years)
Baptism of a sonAndrew Mercer
May 8, 1825 (aged 28 years)
Birth of a sonAlexander Mercer
April 1, 1827 (aged 30 years)
Baptism of a sonAlexander Mercer
April 1827 (aged 30 years)
Note: Baptised by the Rev Patrick Wright
Birth of a sonWilliam Mercer
August 20, 1830 (aged 33 years)
Note: In the parish register entry the name Andrew has been written, then crossed out and replaced with William.
Birth of a sonJames Mercer
May 21, 1833 (aged 36 years)
Note: Old Parish Register Details

Old Parish Register Details

Kennoway Parish. May 1833.

Text: James Mercer and his wife Isobella Burgess had a son born on the 21st and baptised on the 26th and named James

Baptism of a sonJames Mercer
May 26, 1833 (aged 36 years)
Birth of a grandsonJames Mercer
February 20, 1841 (aged 44 years)
Death of a motherJean Dalrymple
1843 (aged 46 years)

Burial of a motherJean Dalrymple
February 14, 1843 (aged 46 years)
Note: OPR mortcloth entry:

OPR mortcloth entry:

Burial: Kennoway 434/4 (mortcloth entries)

  • Jean Dalrymple 14 Feb 1843 “ 2 6
Death of a husbandJames Mercer
1844 (aged 47 years)

Birth of a granddaughterIsobella Mercer
April 5, 1845 (aged 48 years)
Note: Birth entry states, "Andrew Mercer, Collier and Agnes Dunsyre had a daughter born in fornication on the 5th of April 1845 and baptised by the Rev Mr Ross, Kennoway, named Isobella Mercer."
Marriage of a childAndrew MercerAgnes DunsyreView this family
March 6, 1846 (aged 49 years)
Birth of a grandsonWilliam Mercer
April 10, 1846 (aged 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughterJanet Mercer
1850 (aged 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughterAgnes Mercer
about 1851 (aged 54 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam MercerAgnes MartinView this family
March 3, 1851 (aged 54 years)
Shared note: Marriage Details.

Marriage Details.

The Old Parish Register for Kennoway, Fife gives the marriage date and location as 3rd March 1851 Methil. Daughter Isabella's birth certificate gives the date and place as "March 1851 Leven."

Census March 30, 1851 (aged 54 years)

1851 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Isabella Mercer Head U 53 F Handloom weaver (linen) Fife, Kennoway
Isobella Mercer Grandaughter U 6 F Fife, Wemyss
James Mercer son S 17 U Quarry Lab. Fife, Kennoway
Birth of a granddaughterMary Mercer
1853 (aged 56 years)

Birth of a grandsonJames Mercer
about 1853 (aged 56 years)
Birth of a grandsonAlexander Mercer
October 4, 1854 (aged 57 years)
Birth of a grandsonRobert Mercer
October 26, 1855 (aged 58 years)
Birth of a grandsonAndrew Mercer
October 29, 1856 (aged 59 years)
Birth of a grandsonWilliam Mercer
September 26, 1857 (aged 60 years)
Death of a grandsonWilliam Mercer
estimated 1858 (aged 61 years)

Birth of a granddaughterAnn Mercer
February 6, 1859 (aged 62 years)
Birth of a grandsonAlexander Mercer
May 30, 1859 (aged 62 years)
Marriage of a childJames MercerJane HossackView this family
January 14, 1861 (aged 64 years)
Note: Marriage Certificate Details

Marriage Certificate Details

  • After banns according to the rites and forms of the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland
  • Place: Links Cottages, Leven, Fife, Scotland
  • Minister: John S Hyslop
  • Witnesses: William Wishart and Margaret Stark
Census April 7, 1861 (aged 64 years)

1861 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Isabella Mercer Head Wid 61 F Linen Weaver Fife, Kennoway
Alexander Mercer son U 33 M Railway Labourer Fife, Kennoway

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

Birth of a grandsonGeorge Brown Mercer
June 1, 1861 (aged 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughterBonallo Elizabeth Mercer
December 10, 1861 (aged 64 years)
Birth of a grandsonWilliam Mercer
March 27, 1862 (aged 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughterAgnes Mercer
May 16, 1863 (aged 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughterIsabella Burgess Mercer
July 16, 186419:00 (aged 67 years)
Birth of a grandsonJohn Mercer
May 6, 1865 (aged 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughterStewart Mercer
November 26, 1867 (aged 70 years)
Marriage of a grandsonJoseph CowanAgnes MercerView this family
December 31, 1869 (aged 72 years)
Marriage of a grandsonStephen PeggieJanet MercerView this family
May 27, 1870 (aged 73 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (aged 74 years)

1871 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Isabella Mercer Head Wid 72 F Fife, Kennoway
Alexander Mercer son U 43 M Labourer Fife, Kennoway
Isobella Mercer Granddaughter U 25 F Fife, Methil
Isabella McCallum GGranddaughter 2 F Fife, Kennoway
Agnes Bennet GGranddaughter 4m F Fife, Kennoway
Marriage of a grandsonJames MercerCatherine HunterView this family
April 10, 1874 (aged 77 years)
Birth of a grandsonWilliam Mercer
November 8, 1874 (aged 77 years)
Death of a fatherAlexander Burgess

Death January 10, 187522:00 (aged 78 years)
CensusJames MercerView this family
April 3, 1881 (6 years after death)
Address: Cupar Road
Note: Alexander Mercer, living alone:

Alexander Mercer, living alone: Parish / District Name - 434 Kennoway Book / Enumeration District - 004 Page / sched no - 004 / 18 Address Cupar Road Nbr rooms with one or more windows - 2 Name - Relationship - Mrrd - Age - Occupation - Where born Alexander Mercer - head - Unm - 54 - Labourer - Fife, Kennoway

Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage
Marriage: June 9, 1793Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
5 years
herself
17971875
Birth: 1797Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: January 10, 1875Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Family with James Mercer
husband
18021844
Birth: January 30, 1802 46Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1844
herself
17971875
Birth: 1797Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: January 10, 1875Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Marriage
Marriage: January 8, 1825Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
3 months
son
18251878
Birth: April 9, 1825 23 28Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: June 22, 1878Methilhill, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
2 years
son
1827
Birth: April 1, 1827 25 30Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death:
3 years
son
18301892
Birth: August 20, 1830 28 33Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: November 15, 1892Windygates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
3 years
son
1833
Birth: May 21, 1833 31 36Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death:
CensusView

1851 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Isabella Mercer Head U 53 F Handloom weaver (linen) Fife, Kennoway
Isobella Mercer Grandaughter U 6 F Fife, Wemyss
James Mercer son S 17 U Quarry Lab. Fife, Kennoway
CensusView

1861 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Isabella Mercer Head Wid 61 F Linen Weaver Fife, Kennoway
Alexander Mercer son U 33 M Railway Labourer Fife, Kennoway

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

CensusView

1871 Scottish Census - Isobel Mercer née Burgess household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Isabella Mercer Head Wid 72 F Fife, Kennoway
Alexander Mercer son U 43 M Labourer Fife, Kennoway
Isobella Mercer Granddaughter U 25 F Fife, Methil
Isabella McCallum GGranddaughter 2 F Fife, Kennoway
Agnes Bennet GGranddaughter 4m F Fife, Kennoway
Census

Alexander Mercer, living alone: Parish / District Name - 434 Kennoway Book / Enumeration District - 004 Page / sched no - 004 / 18 Address Cupar Road Nbr rooms with one or more windows - 2 Name - Relationship - Mrrd - Age - Occupation - Where born Alexander Mercer - head - Unm - 54 - Labourer - Fife, Kennoway