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Alexander SILVER

Male 1858 - 1907  (49 years)


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  • Name Alexander SILVER 
    Born 30 May 1858  Burnside, Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1858 births in the parish of Maryculter in the county of Kincardine. No 17 Silver, Alexander 1858 May thirtieth 8.30 P.M. at Burnside, Maryculter. Father Alexander Silver, farmer. Mother Isabel Silver Maiden Name Falconer. Informant Alex Silver, father

    Gender Male 
    Census 1861  Burnside Farm, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1871  Crossley, Fetteresso, Kincardine, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1871 census for Crossley, Fetteresso, Kincardine:
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      Alexander Silver head married, aged 61, farmer of 150 Acres 80 Arable Employs 2 Men 2 woman born Maryculter, Kincardine
      Isabella Silver wife married, aged 44 years, born Strachan, Kincardine
      Hellen Silver daughter unmarried, aged 18, farmer's daughter Maryculter, Kincardine
      John Silver son, aged 14, farmer's son Maryculter, Kincardine
      Alexander Silver son, aged 12, scholar Maryculter, Kincardine
      Isabella M Silver daughter, aged 10, Maryculter, Kincardine
      James Silver son, aged 7, Maryculter, Kincardine
      Ann Fraser servant, aged 16, domestic servant Fetteresso, Kincardine
      Robert McKilligan servant unmarried, aged 29, Nigg
      William Duncan servant, aged 14, farm servant Glatt? Aberdeenshire

    Census 1881  Crossley, Fetteresso, Kincardine, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1881 British Census Dwelling: Crossley Census Place: Fetteresso, Kincardine, Scotland
      Alexander SILVER M, aged 71 M Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Head occ: Farmer Of 120 Acres 80 Arable Employs 2 Men 2 Girls 1 Boy
      lsabella SILVER M, aged 53 F Strachan, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Wife
      Hellen SILVER U, aged 28 F Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Daur
      John SILVER U, aged 25 M Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Son
      Alexander SILVER U, aged 22 M Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Son
      lsabella SILVER U, aged 20 F Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Daur
      John ROBERTSON U, aged 14 M Banchory Devenick, Kincardine, Scotland Rel: Servant
    Census 1891  Harvieston Farm, Kinneff, Kincardineshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1891 census for Harvieston:
      John Silver 34, head, born Maryculter
      Isabella F Silver, mother, aged 63, born, Strachan, Kincardineshire
      Alexander Silver, brother, 32 born Maryculter
      Isabella M Silver, sister, 20 born Maryculter
      Helen Stewart 16, servant, born Kinneff

    Census 1901  Harvieston Farm, Kinneff, Kincardineshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1901 census for Civil, Ecclesiastical and School Board District of Parish of Kinneff and Catterline: 59 Harvieston Farm 1 house
      John Silver Head Single 44 Farmer Employer, Born Kincardineshire, Maryculter (dwelling has seven rooms with one or more windows)
      Isabella M Silver Sister Single 40 years Housekeeper. Born Kincardineshire, Maryculter
      Mary Mackie Servant Single 20 years Farm Servant (Domestic) Worker. Born Kincardineshire, Fetteresso
      John Robie Servant Single 15 years Ploughman Worker Born Kincardineshire, Dunnotar
      60 Harvieston Farm
      Alexander Silver Head Married 47 years Farmer Employer. Born Kincardineshire, Maryculter
      Ellen J Silver Wife Married 35 years Farmer's Wife Born Kincardineshire, Kinneff
      Alexander Silver Son 6 years Scholar. Born Kincardineshire, Kinneff
      John Silver Son 4 years Scholar Born Kincardineshire, Kinneff
      James Silver Son 3 years. Born Kincardineshire, Kinneff
      Isabella M. Silver, daughter 11 months. Born Kincardineshire, Kinneff
      Winnie McIntosh Servant Single 16 years General Servant (Domestic) Born Kincardineshire, Kinneff
    Died 19 Aug 1907  Kinneff, Kincardineshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1907 Deaths in the Parish of Kinneff & Catterline in the County of Kincardine. No 8 Silver, Alexander Farmer (Widower of Helen Jane Watt) 1907 August nineteenth 11.10pm Harvieston Male 49 years. Father: Alexander Silver Farmer (deceased) Mother: Isobel Silver MS Falconer (deceased) . Cause of Death: Acute Alcoholism.
      Informant: John Silver brother (present). Registered: 1907 August 21st at Kinneff by D.G.Durward. Witness: John Silver, brother (present)
    Person ID I1589  Warren Nunn's Suffolk Nunns
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father Alexander SILVER,   b. 14 Nov 1809, Standing Stones, Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1882, Crossley, Fetteresso, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Isabella FALCONER,   b. Abt 1828, Strachan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1893, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1851  Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Maryculter marriages 1851: Silver and Falconer. Alexander Silver in this parish and Isobel Falconer in the parish of Fetterresso were matrimonially contracted on the 28th November 1851 and after proclamation of banns were married on the 11th December 1851 by the Rev John Bowen, in presence of witnesses.
    Family ID F367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Helen Jane WATT,   b. 6 Sep 1865, Hilton, 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 39 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1894  Hilton, Kinneff, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1894 marriages in the parish of Kinneff & Catterline in the county of Kincardine. No 2 1894 on the sixteenth day of March at Mains of Hilton, Kinneff after publication according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alexander Silver farmer bachelor 35 of Harvieston, Kinneff . Father: Alexander Silver farmer (deceased)
      Mother: Isabella Silver M.S. Falconer (deceased) . AND Ellen Jane Watt farmer's daughter (spinster) 28 Mains of Hilton, Kinneff. Father: John Watt farmer (deceased)
      Mother: Isabella Watt M.S. Davnie Witnesses: James Hastings Free Church minister . Joseph Duncan Isabella Silver

      Transcript of wedding invitation sent to groom's brother James Silver in Australia Mrs. Watt requests the pleasure of ...... company at the marriage of her daughter , Ellen Jane, to Mr. Alexander Silver, on Friday 16th March, at half past one o'clock. An early reply will oblige. Hilton, Kinneff, Feb. 1894

      Aberdeen Journal 21 March 1894
      At Mains of Hilton, Kinneff, on the 16th inst., by the Rev. James Hastings. M.A., Free Church, Alexander Silver, farmer, Harvieston, to Ellen Jane, only daughter of the late John Watt, farmer

    Children 
     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, Douchy, Departement du Loiret, Centre, 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)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jessie Brooks FENTON,   b. 14 May 1872, Woodbine Cottage, Clova, Angus, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1960, Blairmore, Canmore Census Division, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jessie (Janet) Silver FENTON,   b. 14 Apr 1907, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 2005, Ottawa, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F991  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Four months before his death, an illegitimate child named Jessie Silver Fenton was born at Harvieston, the daughter of Jessie Fenton, housekeeper, whose address was given as Blackburn Mearns, Tannadice, Dundee. The child's father is not given on the birth certificate.
      The first conclusion to be drawn is that Alex was the child's father based on a DNA connection between her descendants and Silver descendants. It is known that in 1901 Jessie Fenton was housekeeper at Cheyne Farm near Stonehaven which is just a few miles from Harvieston Farm.

    • Extract inventory of the personal estate of Alexander Silver deceased Stonehaven 2 December 1907.
      Inventory of the personal and moveable estate and effects, wheresover situated, of the late Alexander Silver, joint tenant of the farm of Harvieston in the parish of Kinneff and County of Kincardine, who died at Harvieston aforesaid on the 19th day of August 1905.
      Property shares of public companies. 1. Fifty shares of Stonehaven Auction Company Limited, at the price of 11/- per share at date of date 27.10
      2 Twenty share of Brechin Agricultural and Trading Company Limited, at the price of 21 /1 per share at date of death 21. 0
      3 Cash in house. nil
      4. Sum in cheque granted by Messrs Myers & Williams, Montrose, on Tower & Country Bank Limited Montrose dated 14th January 1907 1.7.5
      5. Wearing apparel belong to deceased 1.10
      6. Deceased's interest as joint tenant along with his brother John Silver of the said farm of Harvieston Kinneff 509.14.9
      7. Deceased's interest in the execultry estate of his wife the late Mrs Helen Jane Watt or Silver (inventory recorded at Stonehaven on 26th May 1905) 58.8.7
      8. Income due as at date of death. Dividend on shares of Brechin Agricultural and Trading Company Limited for year to 30th June last 2.11.3
      9. Sum in policy of assurance No 91282 effected by deceased on his own life with the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada having an office in London 500.0.0
      Amount of personal estate 1122.2.0
      Signed Adam Watt, Thomas Martin J.P. at Stonehaven, the twenty seventh day of November nineteen hundred and seven in presence of Thomas Martin, one of his majesty's justices of the peace for the county of Kincardine.