Joseph Cowan MercerAge: 82 years18861968

Name
Joseph Cowan Mercer
Given names
Joseph Cowan
Surname
Mercer
Birth April 10, 1886 30 28
Birth of a sisterJanet Mercer
about 1889 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Cowan Mercer
about 1890 (Age 3 years)

Census April 5, 1891 (Age 4 years)
Address: Balcurvie, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (Age 6 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Birth of a brotherJames Mercer
about 1896 (Age 9 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Rattray Cowan
March 19, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Pneumonia & Catarrh of Bile ducts 21 days as cert
Note: Death:
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 14 years)
Address: Kennoway Road, Markinch, Windygates, Fife, Scotland
Marriage of a parentRobert MercerAgnes CampbellView this family
about 1905 (Age 18 years)

MarriageJane Anne FairbairnView this family
October 29, 1909 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Mercer
May 12, 1918 (Age 32 years)

Burial of a sisterElizabeth Mercer
1918 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Cowan Mercer
September 19, 1934 (Age 48 years)
Address: Rosie Colliery
Cause: Accidentally killed at Colliery
Burial of a brotherRobert Cowan Mercer
1934 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Mercer
January 13, 1935 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Apoplexy
Death June 11, 1968 (Age 82 years)
Burial 1968 (Age 81 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 31, 1876Beath, Fife, Scotland
22 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Agnes Martin Mercer
Birth: March 24, 1884 28 26Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Death: July 22, 1973Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, United States
2 years
himself
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
7 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Agnes Campbell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1905
Family with Jane Anne Fairbairn - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 29, 1909Ceres, Fife, Scotland

Census1891 Scotland - Census transcript - Robert Mercer - Household

Markinch, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
Robert MercerheadMar35CoalminerFife
Maggie CowanwifeMar33Fife
Lizzie Mercerdaughter13Bleachfield WOrkerFife
William Mercerson11ScholarFife
Robert Mercerson9ScholarFife
Agnes MercerdaughterMar7ScholarBeath, Fife
Joseph Mercerson5ScholarFife
Janet Mercerdaughter3Fife
Maggie Mercerdaughter0Fife

Census1901 Scotland - Census transcript - Robert Mercer - Household

Windygates, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmpHomeBirthplaceLangInfirm
Robert MercerheadWid45Coal Miner HewerPerth, Perthshire
Robert C MercersonUnm19Coal Miner HewerPerth, Perthshire
Agnes M MercerdaughterMar17HousekeeperPerth, Perthshire
Joseph C Mercerson14Coal Miner HewerWemyss, Fife
Janet C Mercerdaughter13ScholarWemyss, Fife
Margaret C Mercerdaughter11ScholarMarkinch, Fife
James Mercerson5ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Roderick F Milneboardersingle55Not known
William Hossackboardersingle37Not known