Andrew MercerAge: 53 years18251878

Name
Andrew Mercer
Birth April 9, 1825 23 27
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Christening May 8, 1825 (Age 29 days)

Birth of a brotherAlexander Mercer
April 1, 1827 (Age 23 months)
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Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
August 20, 1830 (Age 5 years)
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Birth of a brotherJames Mercer
May 21, 1833 (Age 8 years)
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Occupation
Joiner At Colliery

Occupation
At birth of George: Coalminer

Occupation
At marriage of George: Joiner at Colliery

Occupation
At death: Sawyer

Christening of a brotherJames Mercer
May 26, 1833 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a son
#1
James Mercer
February 20, 1841 (Age 15 years)
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Death of a maternal grandmotherJean Dalrymple
February 14, 1843 (Age 17 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#2
Isobella Mercer
April 5, 1845 (Age 19 years)
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Religious marriageAgnes DunsyreView this family
March 6, 1846 (Age 20 years)
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Birth of a son
#3
William Mercer
April 10, 1846 (Age 21 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#4
Janet Mercer
1850 (Age 24 years)
Note: Birth entry not seen, only census entry 1851
Census March 30, 1851 (Age 25 years)
Address: 35 Clinkhill Village of Baintown
Birth of a daughter
#5
Mary Mercer
1853 (Age 27 years)
Note: Birth entry not seen, only census entry 1861
Birth of a son
#6
Alexander Mercer
October 4, 1854 (Age 29 years)
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Birth of a son
#7
Andrew Mercer
October 29, 1856 (Age 31 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#8
Ann Mercer
February 6, 1859 (Age 33 years)
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Census April 7, 1861 (Age 35 years)
Address: 69 Muirhouses
Birth of a son
#9
George Brown Mercer
June 1, 1861 (Age 36 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#10
Agnes Mercer
May 16, 1863 (Age 38 years)
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Death of a daughterAgnes Mercer
1864 (Age 38 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Birth of a son
#11
John Mercer
May 6, 1865 (Age 40 years)
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Marriage of a childWilliam MercerChristina MorrisonView this family
1865 (Age 39 years)
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Death of a sonJohn Mercer
1865 (Age 39 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Marriage of a childJames MercerIsabella AndersonView this family
1867 (Age 41 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Marriage of a childStephen PeggieJanet MercerView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 27, 1870 (Age 45 years)
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Census April 2, 1871 (Age 45 years)
Address: West Wemyss
Death of a motherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 49 years)
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Marriage of a childAndrew ThomsonIsobella MercerView this family
September 20, 1875 (Age 50 years)
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Note: Fife Free Press & Kirkcaldy Guardian - 25 Sept 1875
Event
Legal case
May 1876 (Age 51 years)
EMPL
At marriage: Kennoway, Fife, Scotland

EMPL
At death: Burntisland

Death June 22, 1878 (Age 53 years)
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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 8, 1825Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
3 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Family with Agnes Dunsyre - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 6, 1846Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
-5 years
son
4 years
daughter
1 year
son
5 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
21 months
son
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
23 months
daughter
Agnes Mercer
Birth: May 16, 1863 38 44Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1864Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
2 years
son
John Mercer
Birth: May 6, 1865 40 46Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1865Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Kennoway / Fife - 434/4 - fr 934 Surname Mercer Sex M/F M Given names Andrew Date and time 9 April 1825, bapt 8 May 1825 Text of entry James Mercer, labourer in Kennoway and Isobel Burgess his spouse had a son born 9th April baptised Andrew
Marriage
Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Wemyss - 459/6 - frame 2077 Place and date of marriage Wemyss date 6 Mar 1846 Text of entry Feb 14 1846 (betrothal) Andrew Mercer, Collier in Kennoway and Agnes Dunsire in Methil (married) 6 Mar 1846 GROOM - name and surname Andrew Mercer of Kennoway BRIDE - name and surname Agnes Dunsire of Wemyss RCE / other information
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

Census1871 Scottish Census - Andrew Mercer - Household

Book 001, page 020 459 Wemyss

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Andrew MercerHeadM45MPit CarpenterFife, Kennoway
Agnes DunsyrewifeM51FFife, Wemyss
Stephen PeggieLodgerM21MCoal LabourerFife, Wemyss
Janet MercerdaughterM20FFife, Kennoway
Andrew MercersonS14MCoal DrawerFife, Auchterderran
Ann MercerdaughterS12FScholarFife, Auchterderran
George Brown MercersonS9MScholarFife, Auchterderran
David PeggieG'sonS8mMFife, Wemyss

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

Event
Andrew Mercer - assaulted Agnes Dunsire Fife Kalendar Of Convicts First name(s) Andrew Last name Mercer Place Kennoway Year 1825 Country Scotland Additional information (1825-1878): clock and watchmaker in Kennoway (occupations also given as sawyer, joiner at colliery, and coalminer), married to Agnes Dunsire; was born Kennoway, 9 April 1825, son of James Mercer (b 1802) and Isobel Burgess (1797-1875); tried at CSC w/jury 1 & 11 May 1876 for assault on wife, Agnes Dunsire, and James Baxter, flesher in Kennoway; 3 months, Cupar Jail (SC20/62/14, Pp 39-52); he died Methilhill, 22 June 1878; married Wemyss, 6 March 1846, Agnes Dunsire (1819-1887), dau of William Dunsire (1798-1864) and Agnes McBain (1798-1867); Agnes Dunsire died at Buckhaven, 10 Oct 1887 Collection Fife Kalendar Of Convicts Record set Scotland, Court & Criminal Database Category Institutions & organisations Subcategory Courts & Legal Collections from Great Britain, Scotland
Death
Death record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Buckhaven / Fife - 459/2 - 46 Surname: MERCER Sex M / F: M Given names: Andrew Age: 53 yrs Occupation: Sawyer Date and time: 22 June 1878 - 8pm Place: Methelhill, Wemyss Marital status: Marr name of spouse: Agnes Dunsire Father’s name and surname: James MERCER if deceased Y/N: Y Father’s occupation: Mother’s name and surname: Isabella Mercer if deceased Y/N: Y Mother maiden name & occupation: Burgess Cause of death: NEURALGIA and immediate cause of death supposed heart disease - 8 days Medical attendant: Andrew Lyall Informant’s name: Iain S Mercer relationship to deceased: Son Residence of informant: Burntisland Registration place: Buckhaven Date: 24 June 1878 Registrar’s name: David M Bryce RCE / other information
Note
Entry from Fife, Scotland Family History Society journal for Oct 2000. From article "The Fife, Scotland Kalendar", court records; Andrew Mercer, clock and watchmaker in Kennoway, received 3 mnts imp Cupar jail at CSC 1 May 1876 for assaulting his wife, Agnes Dunsire. This also reported in the Edinburgh Evening News of 12 May 1876. Andrew Mercer, Kennoway, 3 months for kicking and otherwise abusing his wife. Court at Cupar.
Shared note
Newspaper article - Andrew Mercer and Agnes Dunsire: At a Jury Court held on Thirsday at Cupar, Andrew Mercer, Kennoway, was sentenced to three months' imprisonment, without the option of a fine, for kicking and otherwise maltreating his wife. It was stated in defense that the woman was of dissipated habits, and that the injuries had only been inflicted in self-defence, but Sheriff Bell said there was no justification for a man assaulting his wife.
Note
Census 1841 - Scoonie parish page 11 Entry for Leven Mills, Thomson family includes Andrew Mercer, age 15, Agricultural Labourer, born in this county. Might this person be this Andrew Mercer?