Alexander MercerAge: 52 years18591912

Name
Alexander Mercer
Birth May 30, 1859 28 32
Note: Birth record entry:
Note: Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950
Census April 7, 1861 (Age 22 months)
Address: 5 Old Street
Birth of a brotherWilliam Mercer
March 27, 1862 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterIsabella Mercer
July 16, 1864 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterStewart Martin Mercer
November 26, 1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 11 years)
Address: Halleys Row, Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 15 years)
Note: Death record entry:
MarriageChristina WilliamsonView this family
February 22, 1878 (Age 18 years)
Address: Methil
Note: Witnesses: William Mercer, Allison Lawrie
Note: MERCER, ALEXANDER
Note: WILLIAMSON, CHRISTINA
Birth of a son
#1
William Mercer
about 1878 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Alexandrina Mercer
about 1879 (Age 19 years)
Death of a motherAgnes Martin
July 5, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Note: Fife Free Press, & Kirkcaldy Guardian 10 July 1880
Birth of a son
#3
John Williamson Mercer
1881 (Age 21 years)
Note: First name(s) John Williamson
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 21 years)
Address: Dubbyside Street, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Birth of a daughter
#4
Agnes Martin Mercer
1883 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Christina Mercer
1885 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Alexander Mercer
1889 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Robert Mercer
1891 (Age 31 years)
Note: Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 31 years)
Address: Balcurvie, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death of a fatherWilliam Mercer
November 15, 1892 (Age 33 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Birth of a son
#8
David Mercer
1893 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Stewart Mercer
1894 (Age 34 years)
Note: Scotlands People - MERCER, STEWART - F - 1894 - 447/ 129 - Markinch
Birth of a daughter
#10
Janet Mercer
1894 (Age 34 years)
Note: Scotlands People - ref 447/130
Death of a daughterJanet Mercer
February 3, 1895 (Age 35 years)
Address: Balcurvie
Note: Speculation: there is a death notice copied here, for a twin, daughter of Alexander. This is the onl…
Birth of a son
#11
Benjamin Mercer
1896 (Age 36 years)
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 41 years)
Address: Balcurvie, Markinch, Windygates, Fife, Scotland
Death of a sisterAgnes Mercer
1906 (Age 46 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Marriage of a childJohn Williamson MercerRobina Douglas MorrisView this family
October 14, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Note: Witnesses: Robert Mercer - Christina Douglas Morris
Note: MERCER, JOHN WILLIAMSON
Note: MORRIS, ROBINA DOUGLAS
Occupation
Coal Miner

Death 1912 (Age 52 years)
Note: Ref: 447/2 11
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 3, 1851Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
10 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
William Mercer
Birth: September 26, 1857 27 30Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1857Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
20 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Christina Williamson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 22, 1878Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
10 months
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
5 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
2 years
daughter
1 year
daughter
Janet Mercer
Birth: 1894 34 34Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death: February 3, 1895Markinch, Fife, Scotland
3 years
son

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Beath / Fife - 434 - 32 Surname MERCER Sex M/F M Given names Alexander Date and time 30 May 1859, 3h 15m AM Place Kennoway Father’s names William MERCER Age Occupation if deceased Mother’s names Agnes MERCER Age Mother maiden name MARTIN if deceased Place parents married Date Informant’s name Isabella BURGESS or MERCER relationship to child Grandmother X (her mark) Registration place Kennoway Date 15 Jun 1859 Registrar’s name James H Forrester RCE / other information
Birth
Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950 First name(s) Alexander Last name Mercer Gender Male Birth year 1859 Birth place Kennoway,Fife,Scotland Baptism year - Baptism date - Baptism place - Father's first name(s) William Father's last name Mercer Mother's first name(s) Agnes Mother's last name Martin Place Kennoway County Fife Country Scotland
Census1861 Scottish Census - William Mercer + Agnes Martin - Household

Book 003, Page 001 434 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
William MercerHeadM30MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Agnes MercerwifeM31FFife, Wemyss
Agnes MercerdaughterS10FScholarFife, Wemyss
James MercersonS8MScholarFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonS2MFife, Kennoway

Notes: Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb - 0, Number children at school - 2, Number rooms with one or more windows - 1

Census1871 Scotland - Census - William Mercer + Agnes Martin - Household

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirmSchool
William MercerheadMar40Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Agnes MercerwifeMar43Wemyss, Fife
Robert MercersonUnm16CoalminerBeath, Fife
Alexander MercersonMar12ScholarKennoway, Fife
William Mercerson9ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Isabella Mercerdaughter6ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Stewart Mercerdaughter3Beath, Fife

Marriage
Witnesses: William Mercer, Allison Lawrie ref 449/02 0007
Marriage
MERCER, ALEXANDER Occ. Coalminer Status. Bachelor Age. 18 Address. Methilhill, Wemyss Parents. William Mercer, Coalminer - Agnes Mercer MS. Martin
Marriage
WILLIAMSON, CHRISTINA Occ. Mill worker Status. Spinster Age. 18 Address. Innerleven, Markinch Parents. John Williamson, Coalminer - Lexy Williamson MS. Brodie
Census1881 Scotland - Census - Alexander Mercer + Christina Williamson - Household

Markinch, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Alexander MercerheadMar22Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Christina MercerwifeMar21Markinch, Fife
William Mercerson2Markinch, Fife
Alexandrina Mercerdaughter1Beath, Fife

Census1891 Scotland - Census - Alexander Mercer + Christina Williamson - Household

Markinch, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
Alexander MercerheadMar32Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Christina MercerwifeMar32Fife
William Mercerson12ScholarFife
John Mercerson9ScholarFife
Agnes Mercerdaughter7ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Christina Mercerdaughter6ScholarFife
Alexander Mercerson2Markinch, Fife
Robert Mercerson0Fife

Census1901 Scotland - Census - Alexander Mercer + Christina Williamson - Household

Marki

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmpHomeBirthplaceLangInfirm
Alexander MercerheadMar42Coal Miner HewerKennoway, Fife
Christina MercerwifeMar40Markinch, Fife
William MercersonUnm22Coal Miner HewerMarkinch, Fife
John MercersonUnm19Coal Miner HewerMarkinch, Fife
Agnes Martin MercerdaughterUnm17Servant DomesticMarkinch, Fife
Christina MercerdaughterUnm16Markinch, Fife
Alexander Mercerson12ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Robert Mercerson10ScholarMarkinch, Fife
David Mercerson8ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Stewart Mercerdaughter6ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Benjamin Mercerson5Markinch, Fife

Occupation
Fife Free Press, & Kirkcaldy Guardian 23 April 1892 - Accident at a Colliery METHIL Accident at a Colliery - On Sunday, when Alexander Mercer was employed at a colliery in this neighbourhood, he had one of his hands badly injured. One of his fingers was mutilated, besides the hand being otherwise bruised. Medical aid was procured for him, and he is expected favourably to recover. ---------------- I can find two Alexander Mercers working as coal miners in this area at this time: 1. Alexander Mercer b.1854, m. Janet Cowan, residing at Haughmill, Markinch in 1891 2. Alexander Mercer b.1859, m. Christina Williamson, residing at Balcurvie, Markinch in 1891 M.H.
Death
Ref: 447/2 11 Name: MERCER, ALEXANDER Age: 52 Year: 1912 Parents: William mercer, Coal Miner (decd) - Agnes Mercer MS Martin (decd) Witness: William Mercer, son Place: Windygates