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Alexander Low1

M, #11450, b. circa 1797, d. after 1 January 1874
  • Birth*: Alexander Low was born circa 1797 at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • Marriage*: He married Betty Adamson, daughter of George Adamson and Elizabeth Crammond, circa 1820.1
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Betty Adamson died on 1 January 1874 at Southmuir, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1874 deaths in the parish of Kirriemuir in the county of Forfar, ref 1; Betsy Low married to Alexander Low linen hand loom weaver, died 1874 January First 10h 0m Southmuir, female aged 74 years, parents George Adamson no occupation (dec) and Elizabeth Adamson ms Cramond (dec), cause dropsy 6 weeks certified by Alexr Webster surgeon, signed David Low son present, registered 1874 1st January at Kirriemuir signed Chas Samson assistant registr ar initialled P F reg.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Alexander Low died after 1 January 1874.2

Census Events

Head of Household6 June 1841He and Betty Adamson, Agnes Low, Alexander Low, Joseph Low, David Low, Charlotte Low and Charles Low were listed in the 1841 census at Feus of Balmuckity, Marytown, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Low, 40, LHLW, Angus; Bettsy Low, 40, LHLW, Angus.3
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Betty Adamson in the 1851 census at Maryton, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Low, head, 54, handloom weaver linen, Kirriemuir; Betty Adamson, wife, 52, handloom weaver linen, Kirriemuir; also in the household were Agnes Low, Alexander Low, Mary Low, Charlotte Low, Charles Low, George Low and Mary Ann Adamson.1
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Betty Adamson in the 1861 census at Forfar Road, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Low, head, 63, linen weaver, Kirriemuir; Betty Low, wife, 60, linen weaver, Kirriemuir; also in the household were Mary Low, Charlotte Low, Mary Ann Adamson, Jane Wright and Jane Stroke.4
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Betty Adamson in the 1871 census at Forfar Road, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Low, head, 75, linen weaver, Kirriemuir; Betty Low, wife, 71 winder, Kirriemuir; also in the household were Mary Low and Jane Wright.5
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015

Family:

Betty Adamson b. c 1799, d. 1 Jan 1874

Children:

Jean Low6 b. c 1821
James Low6 b. c Jun 1822, d. b Mar 1841
Agnes Low3 b. c 1825
Alexander Low6 b. c Sep 1828
Mary Low1 b. c 1829
Joseph Low3 b. c 1830
David Low6 b. c Mar 1835
Charlotte Low6 b. 3 May 1837
Charles Low6 b. c Nov 1838
James Low6 b. c Mar 1841

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 24; Page: 10; Line: 12; Roll: CSSCT1851_66; Year: 1851 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2015]
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1874 Kirrimuir ref 299/00 0001 image held [Jan 2015].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation
    Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 34; Page: 9; Line: 430; Year: 1841
    Source Information Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2015]
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 14; Page: 14; Line: 17; Roll: CSSCT1861_43 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2015]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 14; Page: 1; Line: 12; Roll: CSSCT1871_56 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2015]
  6. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), Search Results from Historical Records Father Name: alexander low, Mother Name: betty adamson [Jan 2015].