James MercerAge: 66 years18411908

Name
James Mercer
Birth February 20, 1841 15 22
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Birth of a sisterIsobella Mercer
April 5, 1845 (Age 4 years)
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Marriage of parentsAndrew MercerAgnes DunsyreView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 6, 1846 (Age 5 years)
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Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
April 10, 1846 (Age 5 years)
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Birth of a sisterJanet Mercer
1850 (Age 8 years)
Note: Birth entry not seen, only census entry 1851
Census March 30, 1851 (Age 10 years)
Address: 35 Clinkhill Village of Baintown
Birth of a sisterMary Mercer
1853 (Age 11 years)
Note: Birth entry not seen, only census entry 1861
Birth of a brotherAlexander Mercer
October 4, 1854 (Age 13 years)
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Birth of a brotherAndrew Mercer
October 29, 1856 (Age 15 years)
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Birth of a sisterAnn Mercer
February 6, 1859 (Age 17 years)
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Census April 7, 1861 (Age 20 years)
Address: 69 Muirhouses
Birth of a brotherGeorge Brown Mercer
June 1, 1861 (Age 20 years)
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Birth of a sisterAgnes Mercer
May 16, 1863 (Age 22 years)
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Death of a sisterAgnes Mercer
1864 (Age 22 years)
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Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Dunsire
September 3, 1864 (Age 23 years)
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Birth of a brotherJohn Mercer
May 6, 1865 (Age 24 years)
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Death of a brotherJohn Mercer
1865 (Age 23 years)
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MarriageIsabella AndersonView this family
1867 (Age 25 years)
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Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes McBain
April 7, 1867 (Age 26 years)
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Birth of a son
#1
Andrew Mercer
1868 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2
John Mercer
1870 (Age 28 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 30 years)
Address: Westgate, Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland
Birth of a son
#3
James Mercer
1874 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonJohn Mercer
1874 (Age 32 years)
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Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 33 years)
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Birth of a son
#4
David Mercer
1876 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (Age 37 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#5
Isabella Mercer
1879 (Age 37 years)
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 40 years)
Address: 174, Blackburn Street, Govan, Govan Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Birth of a daughter
#6
Agnes Mercer
1883 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherAgnes Dunsyre
October 10, 1887 (Age 46 years)
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Census April 5, 1891 (Age 50 years)
Address: John Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 60 years)
Address: Linthouse Buildings, 42, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Residence January 12, 1908 (on the date of death)
Address: 42 Linthouse Rd., Govan
Death January 12, 1908 (Age 66 years)
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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 6, 1846Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
-5 years
himself
4 years
younger sister
1 year
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
23 months
younger sister
Agnes Mercer
Birth: May 16, 1863 38 44Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1864Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
2 years
younger brother
John Mercer
Birth: May 6, 1865 40 46Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1865Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Family with Isabella Anderson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1867Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
2 years
son
3 years
son
John Mercer
Birth: 1870 28 29Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1874Govan, Glasgow, Scotland
5 years
son
3 years
son
4 years
daughter
5 years
daughter

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Beath / Fife - 410/2 - fr 527 Surname MERCER Sex M / F M Given names James Date and time 20 Feb 1841 Place parish of Wemyss Father’s names Andrew Mercer Occupation Coalminer if deceased Y/N Mother’s surname / names Agnes Dunsire Mother maiden name Andrew and his wife Dunsire (sic) RCE / other information First son (sic)
Census1851 Scottish Census - Andrew Mercer - Household

Book ?, page 10 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Andrew MercerHeadM25MCoalminerFife, Kennoway
Agnes DunsyrewifeM30FFife, Wemyss
James MercersonS9MScholarFife, Wemyss
William MercersonS5Mat homeFife, Wemyss
Janet MercerdaughterS9mFFife, Kennoway

Notes: Missing daughter Isabella is entered on census with grandmother, Janet

Census1861 Scottish Census - Andrew Mercer - Household

Book 006, page 037 410 Auchterderran

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Andrew MercerHeadM36MCoal MinerFife, Kennoway
Agnes DunsyrewifeM40FFife, Wemyss
James MercersonS18MCoal DrawerFife, Wemyss
Isobella MercerdaughterS16FFactory WorkerFife, Methil
William MercersonS14MCoal DrawerFife, Methil
Janet MercerdaughterS10FScholarFife, Kennoway
Mary MercerdaughterS8FScholarFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonS6MScholarFife, Beath
Andrew MercersonS4MFife, Auchterderran
Ann MercerdaughterS2FFife, Auchterderran

Notes: Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb -0, Number children at school - 3, Number rooms with one or more windows - 2

Marriage
Scotlands People Name: MERCER, JAMES Spouse: ANDERSON, ISABELLA Year: 1867 Ref: 405/ 2 Place: Auchterderran
Census1871 Scotland - Census transcript - James Mercer - Household

Westgate, Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirmSchool
James MercerheadMar29BoilermakerMethil, Fife
Isabella AndersonwifeMar30Dunfermline, Fife
Andrew Mercerson3Dunfermline, Fife
John Mercerson1Kinghorn, Fife

Census1881 Scotland - Census transcript - James Mercer - Household

174, Blackburn Street, Govan, Govan Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
James MercerheadMar32Boiler MakerBeath, Fife
Isabella AndersonwifeMar39Dunfermline, Fife
James Mercerson7ScholarGlasgow, Lanarkshire
David Mercerson5ScholarGlasgow, Lanarkshire
Isabella Mercerdaughter2Burntisland, Fife

Age of James incorrectly recorded as 32 years, s/be approx 40 years

Census1891 Scotland - Census transcript - James Mercer - Household

John Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
James MercerheadMar48BoilermakerBeath, Fife
Isabella AndersonwifeMar49Dunfermline, Fife
James MercersonUnm17BoilermakerGlasgow, Lanarkshire
David MercersonUnm15Boiler PrenticeGlasgow, Lanarkshire
Isabella Mercerdaughter12ScholarBurntisland, Fife
Agnes Mercerdaughter8ScholarAuchterderran, Fife

Census1901 Scotland - Census transcript - James Mercer - Household

Linthouse Buildings, 42, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmpHomeBirthplaceLangInfirm
James MercerheadMar59BoilermakerLeven, Fife
Isabella AndersonwifeMar60Dunfermline, Fife
David MercersonUnm25BoilermakerGlasgow, Lanarkshire
Isabella MercerdaughterUnm22TailoressBurntisland, Fife
Agnes MercerdaughterUnm18At home (housework)Fife

Death
Death record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Windygates / Fife - 447/2 - 1 Surname MERCER Sex M / F M Given names James Age 65 yrs Occupation Boilermaker Date and time 12 Jan 1908, 5h 55m AM Place Kennoway Road, Windygates. Residence Linthouse, Govan (if different from above) Marital status Marr name of spouse Isabella ANDERSON Father’s name and surname Andrew MERCER if deceased Y/N Y Father’s occupation Coalminer Mother’s name and surname Agnes MERCER if deceased Y/N Y Mother maiden name & occupation DUNSIRE Cause of death Cerebral haemorrhage, Medical attendant P.M. as cert. by J Marshall Davison MB?? Informant’s name David MERCER relationship to deceased Son, present Residence of informant 42 Linthouse Rd., Govan Registration place Windygates Date 13 Jan 1908 Registrar’s name George Berry ?? RCE / other information