Alexander McEwan1

(circa June 1782 - 1 October 1858)
FatherWilliam McEwan1 (say 1735 - )
MotherJanet Ferguson (say 1740 - )

BMDB data

     Alexander McEwan was born cir. Jun 1782 Ochtertyre, Par. of Kincardine, PER, SCT.1 He was baptized on 16 Jun 1782 Par. of Kincardine, PER, SCT.1
     Alexander McEwan married Margaret Duncanson on 6 Jan 1804 Kincardine, PER, SCT, entry 7th Jan reads: This day Alexr McKewan and Margaret Duncanson Parishioners compeared before the session & produced a line dated Jan 6th 1804 declaring the involves married persons, were exhorted, & fined in ten shillings & six pence sterling.2
     Alexander McEwan died on 1 Oct 1858 Doune, Par. of Kilmadock, PER, SCT; cert. shows Alexander as 75, labourer, marr. (but not to whom); Son of William McEWAN, foreman, & Janet m.s. FERGUSON, both dec'd; d. 5pm at Doune of Senilis, 6 yrs; Bur. Kincardine; Inf. son William McEWAN X his mark, not present; Reg. 4th Oct.3 He was buried Kincardine, PER.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Alexander McEwan appeared on the census of 1841 East St, Doune, Par. of Kilmadock, PER, SCT, with Margaret McEwan, as McEWEN: Alexr 50 ag lab; Margt 40 ; Andw 15; All b. Perthshire (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5.)4
     Alexander McEwan appeared on the census of 1851 Main St (55), Doune, Par. of Kilmadock, PER, SCT, with Margaret McEwan, enumerated as McEWEN: Alexander 69 pauper formerly ag lab; wife Margt 64, both b. Kincardine, PER.5

Family

Margaret Duncanson (cir. 1780 - Nov 1865)
Children
  • Margaret McKewan6 (cir. Mar 1804 - )
  • Janet McEwan7 (cir. Jun 1806 - )
  • Mary McEwan (cir. Feb 1808 - )
  • Ann McEwan (cir. Aug 1809 - )
  • William McEwan (cir. Jan 1811 - )
  • Andrew McEwan8 (cir. Jun 1812 - )
  • Cathrine McEwan9 (cir. Dec 1813 - )
  • Kath McEwan10 (cir. Jun 1815 - )
  • Isobel McEwan11 (cir. Mar 1817 - Feb 1899)
ChartsDescendants of William McEWAN & Janet FERGUSON
Last Edited28 May 2017

Citations

  1. PER, SCT OPR: Kincardine: Kincardine, PER, SCT, Bap. 16 Jun 1782 Alexander s/o William McEWAN & Janet FERGUSON (Ochtertyre).
  2. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Fine 7 Jan 1804 Alexander McEWAN & Margaret DUNCANSON, Kincardine, PER, 364 /10 #237, extracted May 2017.
  3. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Dth 1 Oct 1858 Alexander s/o William McEWAN & Janet FERGUSON, Doune, Kilmadock, PER, 362 / #64, copy d/loaded May 2017.
  4. 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Doune, Kilmadock, PER, hsehold of Alexr & Margt McEWEN, extracted May 2017.
  5. 1851 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Doune, Par. of Kilmadock, PER, Par. 362 ED: 7; Page: 33; Sched. 146, hsehold of Alexander & Margt McEWEN, extracted May 2017.
  6. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 10 Mar 1805 Margaret d/o Alexr McKEWAN & Margt DUNCANSON (Thornhill), Kincardine, PER 364/ 10 150, copy d/loaded May 2017.
  7. Births deaths marriages index (pre 1855): Scotland, Birth/Bap.? 12 Jun 1806 Janet d/o Alexr McKEWAN & Margt DUNCANSON, Kincardine, PER 364/ 10 153, extracted May 2017 , Microfiche and http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  8. Births deaths marriages index (pre 1855): Scotland, Birth/Bap.? 10 Jun 1812 Andrew s/o Alexr McEWAN & Margt DUNCANSON, Kincardine, PER 364/ 10 166, extracted May 2017 , Microfiche and http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  9. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 12 Dec 1813 Cathrine d/o Alexr McEWAN & Margt DUNCANSON, Kincardine, PER, copy d/loaded Mar 2016.
  10. Births deaths marriages index (pre 1855): Scotland, Birth/Bap.? 18 Jun 1815 Kath d/o Alexr McEWAN & Margt DUNCANSON, Kincardine, PER 364/ 10 171, extracted May 2017 , Microfiche and http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  11. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 9 Mar 1817 Isobel d/o Alexr McEWAN & Margt DUNCANSON, Kincardine, PER 364/ 10 175, copy d/loaded May 2017.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.