Robert MercerAge: 79 years18551935

Name
Robert Mercer
Birth October 26, 1855 25 28
Note: Birth record entry:
Christening October 30, 1855 (Age 4 days)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
September 26, 1857 (Age 23 months)
Note: Birth index entry:
Death of a brotherWilliam Mercer
1857 (Age 14 months)
Note: Scotlands People
Birth of a brotherAlexander Mercer
May 30, 1859 (Age 3 years)
Note: Birth record entry:
Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
March 27, 1862 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterIsabella Mercer
July 16, 1864 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterStewart Mercer
November 26, 1867 (Age 12 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 15 years)
Address: Halleys Row, Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 19 years)
Note: Death record entry:
MarriageMargaret Rattray CowanView this family
December 31, 1876 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Mercer
October 17, 1878 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2
William Mercer
about 1880 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherAgnes Martin
July 5, 1880 (Age 24 years)
Note: Fife Free Press, & Kirkcaldy Guardian 10 July 1880
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Robert Cowan Mercer
March 19, 1882 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Agnes Martin Mercer
March 24, 1884 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Joseph Cowan Mercer
April 10, 1886 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Janet Mercer
about 1889 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Margaret Cowan Mercer
about 1890 (Age 34 years)

Census April 5, 1891 (Age 35 years)
Address: Balcurvie, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death of a fatherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (Age 37 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Birth of a son
#8
James Mercer
about 1896 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childDavid DavidsonElizabeth MercerView this family
about 1900 (Age 44 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam MercerAgnes DavieView this family
April 13, 1900 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childEdwin McDonaldAgnes Martin MercerView this family
about 1900 (Age 44 years)

Death of a wifeMargaret Rattray Cowan
March 19, 1900 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Pneumonia & Catarrh of Bile ducts 21 days as cert
Note: Death:
Occupation
Coalminer
March 19, 1900 (Age 44 years)

Census March 31, 1901 (Age 45 years)
Address: Kennoway Road, Markinch, Windygates, Fife, Scotland
Marriage of a childRobert Cowan MercerElizabeth Mary BaxterView this family
December 30, 1903 (Age 48 years)
Note: Marriage Certificate states 1904 (clerical error)
MarriageAgnes CampbellView this family
about 1905 (Age 49 years)

Death of a sisterAgnes Mercer
1906 (Age 50 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Marriage of a childJoseph Cowan MercerJane Anne FairbairnView this family
October 29, 1909 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childR GilliesMargaret Cowan MercerView this family
December 31, 1909 (Age 54 years)
Address: Tullis Hall
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherAlexander Mercer
1912 (Age 56 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Death of a brotherJames Mercer
after 1917 (Age 61 years)

Death of a daughterElizabeth Mercer
May 12, 1918 (Age 62 years)

Burial of a daughterElizabeth Mercer
1918 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterIsabella Mercer
April 18, 1925 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sonRobert Cowan Mercer
September 19, 1934 (Age 78 years)
Address: Rosie Colliery
Cause: Accidentally killed at Colliery
Burial of a sonRobert Cowan Mercer
1934 (Age 78 years)
Death January 13, 1935 (Age 79 years)
Cause of death: Apoplexy
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 3, 1851Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
10 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
23 months
younger brother
William Mercer
Birth: September 26, 1857 27 30Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1857Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
20 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Margaret Rattray Cowan - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 31, 1876Beath, Fife, Scotland
22 months
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
son
Robert Cowan Mercer
Birth: March 19, 1882 26 24Cantsdown, Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: September 19, 1934East Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
2 years
daughter
Agnes Martin Mercer
Birth: March 24, 1884 28 26Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Death: July 22, 1973Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, United States
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
7 years
son
Family with Agnes Campbell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1905
James Hutton + Agnes Campbell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage:
step-son

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Beath / Fife - 410 - 59 Surname MERCER Sex M/F M Given names Robert Date and time 26 Oct 1855 7am Place Cowdenbeath Father’s names William Mercer Age 25 yrs past 3 Sep Kennoway Occupation Ironstone Miner if deceased N Mother’s names Agnes Mercer Age 27 years Methil, Wemyss Mother maiden name Agnes Martin if deceased Place parents married Date 3 Mar 1851 Informant’s name William Mercer relationship to child father Registration place at Beath Date 30 oct 1855 Registrar’s name Thomas Scott RCE / other information 2 boys living, 1 girl living
Census1871 Scotland - Census transcript - William Mercer - Household

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirmSchool
William MercerheadMar40Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Agnes MartinwifeMar43Wemyss, Fife
Robert MercersonUnm16CoalminerBeath, Fife
Alexander MercersonMar12ScholarKennoway, Fife
William Mercerson9ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Isabella Mercerdaughter6ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Stewart Mercerdaughter3Beath, Fife

Census1881 Scottish Census - Robert Mercer - Household

FHL Film 0203517 GRO Ref Volume 410 EnumDist 5 Page 12 Beath, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Robert MercerHeadM24MCoal MinerFife, Beath
Margaret Rattray CowanwifeM23FFife, Kirkcaldy
Elizabeth MercerdaughterS2FFife, Buckhaven
William MercersonS1MFife, Beath

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

Census1911 Scottish Census - Robert Mercer - Household

Census ref. 1911 447/02 002/00 008 Markinch / Fife

NameRelationMCAgeSexYrsMChBChLChDOccupationIndustryEmployWHBirthplaceInfirm
Robert MercerHeadM56M---Coal Miner HewerWorkerFife, Beath
Agnes MercerwifeM54F6---Fife, Dairsie
Janet MercerdaughterS22F----Fife, Buckhaven
James MercersonS15M----Coal Miner DrawerWorkerFife, Markinch
James HuttonStepsonS20M----Coal Miner DrawerWorkerFife, Kennoway
William HossackBoarderS49M----EdinburghLunatic