John Alexander

Male Abt 1792 - 1847  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name John Alexander  [1
    Born Abt 1792  Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jul 1847  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1486  NB1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2017 

    Father Unknown Alexander 
    Family ID F915  Group Sheet

    Family Lillias Stevenson,   b. 11 Sep 1802, Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1841, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1821  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Margaret Alexander,   b. 2 Oct 1821, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William Alexander,   b. 27 Dec 1822, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1867, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Charlot Alexander,   b. 31 Dec 1824, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Alexander,   b. Abt 1826, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert Alexander,   b. 5 Dec 1826, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. James Alexander,   b. 12 Sep 1828, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. David Alexander,   b. 6 Mar 1830, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1847, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
    +8. Lilias Alexander,   b. 13 Dec 1831, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1907, Springburn, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Janet Alexander,   b. Abt 1834, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1879, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     10. Mary Alexander,   b. Abt 1836, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Mark Stevenson Alexander,   b. 30 Sep 1837, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1838, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     12. Christian Alexander,   b. 15 Jun 1839, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1852, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1175  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1792 - Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Apr 1821 - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jul 1847 - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1821-04-21 John Alexander and Lilias Stevenson marriage record.jpg
    1821-04-21 John Alexander and Lilias Stevenson marriage record.jpg

  • Notes 
    • - Birth and christening records found on IGI for Christian, Lilias,James, William, David which list John Alexander and Lilias Stevensonas parents. Matches with 1841 census. (Some missing children)

      - Possibly John Alexander, born 17 Feb 1799 in Cadder, Scotland toWilliam and Agnes Alexander. Problem - no daughter named Agnes.William and Agnes also have son James.

      1832
      -1832 Directory - Alexander, John, victualler. 133 Trongate (notethat son William had business at this address several years later).

      1833
      - Not in 1833-4 Glasgow directory

      1834
      - Not in 1834-5 Glasgow directory

      1835
      - Not in 1835-6 Glasgow directory
      - John Alston, spirit dealer, listed at 114 Stockwell

      1836
      - Not in 1836-7 Glasgow directory
      - Shearer, Mrs Boyd, spirit dealer, listed at 114 Stockwell

      1841 Scotland Census
      - Living in household: John Alexander, 40, Margaret, 15, William, 15,John, 15, Robert, 14, James, 12, David, 11, Lilias, 9, Janet, 7, andMary, 5. Lilias Alexander, wife, is with her brother in Beith,Ayrshire.

      1842
      - Not in 1842-3 Glasgow Directory.

      1843
      - Not in 1843-4 Glasgow Directory.

      1844
      - Not in 1844-5 Glasgow Directory.

      1845
      - Not in 1845-6 Glasgow Directory.

      1846
      - Not in 1846-7 Glasgow Directory.

      1847
      - Not in 1847-8 Glasgow Directory.

      1847
      - John Alexander, age 55, died 25 July 1847, buried south grave. (In1847, there was a epidemic of typhus fever. John likely died ofthis). Died same day as son David.
      - No death announcement found in the Glasgow Herald

      1848-9
      - Not listed

      - deceased before 1865 per Lilias’ marriage record

      Not John Alexander, distiller, Loch, Cadder parish. Letters left atJ. Carss & Co. 31 Argyll St. This John has a son named Andrew.

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] 1841 Census of Scotland; Online Archives, Ancestry.com, Parish: Glasgow St Enochs; ED: 11; Page: 12; Line: 470;.

    2. [S293] 1841 Census of Scotland; Online Archives, Ancestry.com, Parish: Glasgow St Enochs; ED: 11; Page: 12; Line: 470.

    3. [S521] Scotland, Vital Records, Government of Scotland, Burial records for grave belonging to Mr. John Alexander.

    4. [S521] Scotland, Vital Records, Government of Scotland, Marriage record for John Alexander and Lilias Stevenson.




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