William Mercer, 1878

Name
William /Mercer/
Given names
William
Surname
Mercer
Birth 1878 18 18
Marriage of parentsAlexander MercerChristina WilliamsonView this family
February 22, 1878 (aged 0)

Marriage Certificate Details

Marriage in the District of Buckhaven in the County of Fife

When, Where and How Married: 22/02/1878 at Methil, Wemyss after Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Groom: Alexander Mercer, Coalminer (Bachelor) Age: 18 Usual Residence: Methilhill, Wemyss Father: William Mercer, Coalminer Mother: Agnes Mercer. MS Martin

Bride: Christina Williamson, Mill Worker (Spinster) Age: 18 Usual Residence: Innerleven, Markinch Father: John Williamson, Carter Mother: Lexy Williamson, MS Brodie

Officiating Minister: Thomas Morison, Minister of Methil Witness: William Mercer Witness: Allison Lawrie Registered: 25/02/1878 at Buckhaven

Birth of a sisterAlexandrina Mercer
1879 (aged 1 year)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAgnes Martin
July 5, 1880 (aged 2 years)
Census April 3, 1881 (aged 3 years)

1881 Scottish Census - Alexander Mercer and Christina Williamson household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Alexander Mercer Head S 22 M Coal Miner Fife, Kennoway
Christina Mercer Wife S 21 F Fife, Markinch
William Mercer Son S 2 M Fife, Markinch
Alexandrina Mercer Daughter S 1 F Fife, Beath
Birth of a sisterAgnes Martin Mercer
1883 (aged 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (aged 14 years)
Cause: Cardiac disease - 2 years
Death of a fatherAlexander Mercer

Death of a motherChristina Williamson

Death
Yes

Family with parents
father
1859
Birth: May 30, 1859 28 33Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death:
mother
1860
Birth: about 1860Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: February 22, 1878Methil, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
10 months
himself
1878
Birth: 1878 18 18Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death:
2 years
younger sister
1879
Birth: 1879 19 19Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death:
5 years
younger sister
1883
Birth: 1883 23 23Balcurvie, Windygates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death:
CensusView

1881 Scottish Census - Alexander Mercer and Christina Williamson household

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Alexander Mercer Head S 22 M Coal Miner Fife, Kennoway
Christina Mercer Wife S 21 F Fife, Markinch
William Mercer Son S 2 M Fife, Markinch
Alexandrina Mercer Daughter S 1 F Fife, Beath