Alexander (Sandy) Silver (1858-1907) with his wife Helen Jane Watt and the three children who survived to adulthood. Top right is Alexander (Sandy) junior, and below is John. Both these brothers died in World War 1 and only James was not called up. He moved to Australia and also lived in Queensland, not far from his uncle James Silver.


Alex SilverAlexander Silver (1858-1907) married Helen Jane Watt and they had seven children. Their family was marked by tragedy with the deaths in 1905 of Helen, newborn twins William and Isabella as well as two-year-old Helen. Within two years Alex drank himself to death.

Just over a decade later, two sons, Alex and John, perished in World War 1. Only James (1898-1973) survived. He moved to Australia but did not marry.

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  1. Alexander SILVER,   b. 11 Sep 1894, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardineshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1915, Ypres, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
  2. John Watt SILVER,   b. 15 Jan 1896, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardineshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1918, Nord, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
  3. James SILVER,   b. 15 Mar 1898, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1973, Southport Hospital, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
  4. Isabella Margaret SILVER,   b. 2 Apr 1900, Harvieston, Kinneff, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1901, Harvieston, Kinneff, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
  5. Helen Jane (Cissie) SILVER,   b. 1903, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1905, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
  6. William Arthur SILVER,   b. 10 Jan 1905, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1905, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
  7. Isabella Ada Watt SILVER,   b. 10 Jan 1905, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1905, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)

 

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