Isobella Mercer, 18451878 (aged 33 years)

Name
Isobella /Mercer/
Given names
Isobella
Surname
Mercer
Birth April 5, 1845 19 26
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."
MarriageMcCallum or MalcolmView this family
Yes

MarriageUnknown Bennet?View this family
Yes

Marriage of parentsAndrew MercerAgnes DunsyreView this family
March 6, 1846 (aged 11 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
April 10, 1846 (aged 1 year)
Birth of a sisterJanet Mercer
1850 (aged 4 years)
Census March 30, 1851 (aged 5 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 sisterMary Mercer
1853 (aged 7 years)

Birth of a brotherAlexander Mercer
October 4, 1854 (aged 9 years)
Birth of a brotherAndrew Mercer
October 29, 1856 (aged 11 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Mercer
February 6, 1859 (aged 13 years)
Census April 7, 1861 (aged 16 years)
Address: 69 Muirhouses

1861 Scottish Census - Andrew Mercer and Agnes Dunsyre household Parish 410 Auchterderran, Book 006, Page 037 Address: 69 Muirhouses Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb 0 Number children at school 3 Number rooms with one or more windows 2

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Andrew Mercer Head M 36 M Coal Miner Fife, Kennoway
Agnes Mercer Wife M 40 F Fife, Wemyss
James Mercer Son S 18 M Coal Drawer Fife, Wemyss
Isobella Mercer Daughter S 16 F Factory Worker Fife, Methil
William Mercer Son S 14 M Coal Drawer Fife, Methil
Janet Mercer Daughter S 10 F Scholar Fife, Kennoway
Mary Mercer Daughter S 8 F Scholar Fife, Kennoway
Alexander Mercer Son S 6 M Scholar Fife, Beath
Andrew Mercer Son S 4 M Fife, Auchterderran
Ann Mercer Daughter S 2 F Fife, Auchterderran
Occupation
Factory Worker
April 7, 1861 (aged 16 years)

Note: see 1861 census
Birth of a brotherGeorge Brown Mercer
June 1, 1861 (aged 16 years)
Birth of a sisterAgnes Mercer
May 16, 1863 (aged 18 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Mercer
May 6, 1865 (aged 20 years)
Occupation
Linen Weaver
1868 (aged 22 years)

Birth of a daughterIsabella Burgess Mercer
September 13, 186811:00 (aged 23 years)
Occupation
Factory Worker
1870 (aged 24 years)

Birth of a daughterAgnes Mercer
December 20, 1870 (aged 25 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (aged 25 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 187522:00 (aged 29 years)
Religious marriageAndrew ThomsonView this family
September 20, 1875 (aged 30 years)
Occupation
Outdoor Worker
September 20, 1875 (aged 30 years)

Note: see marriage to Andrew Thomson
Death of a fatherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (aged 33 years)
Cause: Neuralgia and immediate cause of death supposed heart disease - 8 days
Death November 26, 1878 (aged 33 years)
Cause of death: (Supposed) Consumption six months.
Family with parents
father
18251878
Birth: April 9, 1825 23 28Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: June 22, 1878Methilhill, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
mother
18191887
Birth: 1819
Death: October 10, 1887Buckhaven, Fife, Scotland
Marriage
Marriage: March 6, 1846Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
-5 years
elder brother
18411908
Birth: February 20, 1841 15 22Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
Death: January 12, 1908Kennoway Road, Windygates, Fife, Scotland
4 years
herself
18451878
Birth: April 5, 1845 19 26Methil, Fife, Scotland
Death: November 26, 1878Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
12 months
younger brother
1846
Birth: April 10, 1846 21 27Beath, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
Death:
5 years
younger sister
1850
Birth: 1850 24 31Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death:
4 years
younger sister
1853
Birth: 1853 27 34
Death:
21 months
younger brother
18541934
Birth: October 4, 1854 29 35Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: December 9, 1934Windygates, Fife, Scotland
2 years
younger brother
1856
Birth: October 29, 1856 31 37Graingersquare, Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland
Death:
2 years
younger sister
1859
Birth: February 6, 1859 33 40Graingersquare, Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland
Death:
2 years
younger brother
18611951
Birth: June 1, 1861 36 42Muirhouses, Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1951
2 years
younger sister
1863
Birth: May 16, 1863 38 44Muirhouses, Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland
Death:
2 years
younger brother
1865
Birth: May 6, 1865 40 46Muirhouses, Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland
Death:
Family with McCallum or Malcolm
husband
herself
18451878
Birth: April 5, 1845 19 26Methil, Fife, Scotland
Death: November 26, 1878Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Marriage
Marriage:
daughter
18681947
Birth: September 13, 1868 23Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death: September 17, 194784 Randolph Street, Buckhaven, Fife, Scotland
Family with Unknown Bennet?
husband
herself
18451878
Birth: April 5, 1845 19 26Methil, Fife, Scotland
Death: November 26, 1878Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Marriage
Marriage:
daughter
1870
Birth: December 20, 1870 25Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Death:
Family with Andrew Thomson
husband
herself
18451878
Birth: April 5, 1845 19 26Methil, Fife, Scotland
Death: November 26, 1878Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
Marriage
Marriage: September 20, 1875Methil, Fife, Scotland
Birth

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."

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 - Andrew Mercer and Agnes Dunsyre household Parish 410 Auchterderran, Book 006, Page 037 Address: 69 Muirhouses Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb 0 Number children at school 3 Number rooms with one or more windows 2

Name Relation MC Age Sex Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Andrew Mercer Head M 36 M Coal Miner Fife, Kennoway
Agnes Mercer Wife M 40 F Fife, Wemyss
James Mercer Son S 18 M Coal Drawer Fife, Wemyss
Isobella Mercer Daughter S 16 F Factory Worker Fife, Methil
William Mercer Son S 14 M Coal Drawer Fife, Methil
Janet Mercer Daughter S 10 F Scholar Fife, Kennoway
Mary Mercer Daughter S 8 F Scholar Fife, Kennoway
Alexander Mercer Son S 6 M Scholar Fife, Beath
Andrew Mercer Son S 4 M Fife, Auchterderran
Ann Mercer Daughter S 2 F Fife, Auchterderran
Occupation

see 1861 census

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
Occupation

see marriage to Andrew Thomson