William Alexander

Male 1822 - 1867  (44 years)


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  • Name William Alexander 
    Born 27 Dec 1822  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Trongate
    Christened 12 Jan 1823  Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Parents listed as John Alexander and Lillias Stevenson
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Sep 1867  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Buried 10 Oct 1867  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Toronto Necropolis
    Person ID I244  NB1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2017 

    Father John Alexander,   b. Abt 1792, 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 ~ 55 years) 
    Mother 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  [11
    Family ID F1175  Group Sheet

    Family Janet Park,   b. 23 Aug 1824, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1881, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1848  East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Second marriage date: 05 Nov 1848 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Hamilton Alexander,   b. 9 Sep 1849, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1932, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. John Alexander,   b. 1 Apr 1852, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1951, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     3. Annie Alexander,   b. 10 Mar 1856, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1886, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     4. Lilias Alexander,   b. 30 Aug 1858, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1959, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
    +5. Jessie Alexander,   b. 8 Jan 1864, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1955, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. William Walker Alexander,   b. 9 Aug 1866, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1948, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F489  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Dec 1822 - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Jan 1823 - Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1848 - East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1867 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Oct 1867 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1844-5
      Possibly Alexander, W. & Co., spirit dealers, 67 Stockwell, ho. 12Ropework entry.

      1851 Census
      - William Alexander, Mrs. Janet Alexander, and Margaret Alexander, age1.

      1861-62
      - No entry for Alexander and Hinshelwood in directory

      TURNER?S COURT, on the south .side of Argyle Street, nearly oppositeQueen Street, was named for John Turner, spirit merchant, ArgyleStreet. He died about 1797. This place during the present year (1901),has in the course of re-building been entirely swept away.

      1867
      Alexander, William, groceries and provisions, 370 Queen St. W., h.same

      1867
      - Descendant David Alexander told me that William died when he wascrushed between the wharf and some boats.

      By 1868, Janet is listed as widowed in city directories.

  • Sources 
    1. [S472] Hutchesontown United Presbyterian Relief Church (Glasgow, Scotland),Baptisms (1820-1854), Baptismal record for William Alexander.

    2. [S445] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "InternationalGenealogical Index", Member submission.

    3. [S293] 1841 Census of Scotland; Online Archives, Ancestry.com, Name: William Alexander Birth Date: abt 1826 Birth Place:Lanarkshi, re, Scotland Residence Date: 1841 Residence Place:Lanarkshire,http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1841scotland&h=2715033&t, i=0&indiv=try.

    4. [S45] 1861 Census of Scotland; Online Archives, General Register Office for Scotland, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.;), Name: Wm Alexander Birth Date: abt 1823 Birth Place: Glasgow,Lanar, kshire Residence Date: 1861 Residence Place: Glasgow StEnoch, Lanar, kshire, Scotland,http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1861scotland&h=124547&ti, =0&indiv=try.

    5. [S468] 1851 Census of Scotland; Online Archives, General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.;), Name: William Alexander Birth Date: abt 1823 Birth Place: Glasgow,,Lanark Residence Date: 1851 Residence Place: Glasgow St Enoch,Lanarkshire, Scotland.

    6. [S45] 1861 Census of Scotland; Online Archives, General Register Office for Scotland, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.;), Name: James Alexander Birth Date: abt 1814 Birth Place: Barony,Lan, arkshire Residence Date: 1861 Residence Place: Shettleston,Lanarksh, ire, Scotland,http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1861scotland&h=1910979&t, i=0&indiv=try.

    7. [S445] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "InternationalGenealogical Index".

    8. [S108] Mount Pleasant Cemetery ( 65 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, Ontario),Microfiche, Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

    9. [S509] Jessie Alexander's platform sketches. Original and adapted, Jessie Alexander Roberts, (Name: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart; Location: Toronto, Canada;Date: 1916;).

    10. [S108] Mount Pleasant Cemetery ( 65 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, Ontario),Microfiche, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Necropolis, 8012. File: 7220 #23.

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




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