Alexander MercerAge: 80 years18541934

Name
Alexander Mercer
Birth October 4, 1854 29 35
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Birth of a brotherAndrew Mercer
October 29, 1856 (Age 2 years)
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Birth of a sisterAnn Mercer
February 6, 1859 (Age 4 years)
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Census April 7, 1861 (Age 6 years)
Address: 69 Muirhouses
Birth of a brotherGeorge Brown Mercer
June 1, 1861 (Age 6 years)
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Birth of a sisterAgnes Mercer
May 16, 1863 (Age 8 years)
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Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Dunsire
September 3, 1864 (Age 9 years)
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Birth of a brotherJohn Mercer
May 6, 1865 (Age 10 years)
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Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes McBain
April 7, 1867 (Age 12 years)
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Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 20 years)
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Death of a fatherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (Age 23 years)
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MarriageJanet CowanView this family
April 18, 1879 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Andrew Mercer
1880 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Robert Mercer
1882 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Lizzie Mercer
1885 (Age 30 years)
Death of a motherAgnes Dunsyre
October 10, 1887 (Age 33 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#4
Agnes Mercer
1888 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#5
John Cowan Mercer
October 28, 1889 (Age 35 years)
Death of a brotherJames Mercer
January 12, 1908 (Age 53 years)
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Death of a sisterMary Mercer
March 8, 1917 (Age 62 years)
Cause: Chronic Nephritis (Kidney Inflammation), Cardiac dilation
Death December 9, 1934 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 6, 1846Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
-5 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
5 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
21 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
23 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Family with Janet Cowan - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 18, 1879Beath, Fife, Scotland
20 months
son
3 years
son
4 years
daughter
Lizzie Mercer
Birth: 1885 30 30Buckhaven, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
Death: August 15, 1950Australia
4 years
daughter
22 months
son

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name Number Entry / Frame Beath / Fife opr 410/2 fr 555 Surname Mercer Sex M / F M Given names Alexander Date and time 4 October 1854 Place Beath Father’s names Andrew Mercer Mother’s names Agnes Mercer ms Dunsire RCE / other information third son (sic)
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

Note
from James Barclay I had a wander round Kennoway cemetery on Thursday and found the following gravestone which is relevant to your database. Alexander Mercer died 9th December, 1934 (80) beloved wife of Janet Cowan died 3rd April, 1945 (80) Their daughter Elizabeth died in Australia 15th August, 1950 (64).