Alexander Mercer1827

Name
Alexander Mercer
Birth April 1, 1827 25 29
Note: Birth record entry:
Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
August 20, 1830 (Age 3 years)
Note: Birth record entry:
Birth of a brotherJames Mercer
May 21, 1833 (Age 6 years)
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Christening of a brotherJames Mercer
May 26, 1833 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJean Dalrymple
February 14, 1843 (Age 15 years)
Note: OPR mortcloth entry:
Census April 7, 1861 (Age 34 years)
Address: 132 Easter Kennoway
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 44 years)
Address: 113 - Easter kennoway
Death of a motherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 47 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Death of a brotherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (Age 51 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 54 years)
Address: Cupar Road
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 64 years)
Note: I believe that this is the Alexander listed in this census entry, older brother of WIlliam, but wrong age for Alexander, s/be 63 not 53.
Death of a brotherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (Age 65 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Deathyes

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father
mother
Marriage: January 8, 1825Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
3 months
elder brother
2 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Kennoway / Fife - 434/4 - fr 1024 Surname Mercer Sex M/F M Given names Alexander Date and time 1 Apr 1827 Father’s names James Mercer Text of entry James Mercer, Sawyer and his wife Isobella Burgess had a son born on the 1st April 1827 and baptised by the Rev Patrick Wright named Alexander Registrar’s name Registered April 1845 RCE / other information
Census1861 Scottish Census - Isobel Burgess - Household

Book 003, Page 021 434 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Isabella MercerHeadW61FLinen WeaverFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonS33MRailway LabourerFife, Kennoway

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

Census1871 Scottish Census - Isobel Burgess - Household

Book ED3, Page 020 434 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Isabella MercerHeadW72FFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonS43MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Isobella MercerG'dauS25FFife, Kennoway
Isabella Burgess MercerG'g'dauS2FFife, Kennoway
Agnes MercerG'g'dauS4mFFife, Kennoway

Census1881 Scottish Census - Alexander Mercer - Household

Book 004, Page 004, Sched 18 434 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Alexander MercerHeadS54MLabourerFife, Kennoway

Notes: Number rooms with one or more windows - 2

Census
I believe that this is the Alexander listed in this census entry, older brother of WIlliam, but wrong age for Alexander, s/be 63 not 53.
Census1891 Scotland - Census transcript - Joseph Cowan - Household

Windy Gates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
Joseph CowanheadMar43Coal MinerFife
Agnes MercerwifeMar39Beath, Fife
Agnes Martin CowandaughterUnm18Spinning Mill WorkerCowdenbeath, Fife
William Cowanson13Coal MinerFife
Joseph Cowanson11ScholarFife
Isabella Cowandaughter9ScholarFife
James Cowanson7ScholarFife
Janet Cowandaughter5ScholarFife
Janet Cowandaughter2Fife
Alexander MercerboarderUnm53Pit Head LabourerKennoway, Fife
William MercerboarderWidower60Coal MinerFife

Two Janets are recorded on the transcription

Note
Informant at mother's death