I am trying to find information on the family of - Sir Alexander Gollan, born in Scotland about 1840 - died London, England 1902, he was the son of John Golbert Gollan, born about 1820 Inverness, Scotland - died in Kensington, London, Middlesex, England in 1899.
Alexander Gollan married in 1865 to Leonidia Columbia Rodrigues Cordeiro, born in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil, South America in 1844 - died unknown, a daughter of Domingos Rodrigues Cordeiro & Rosena Maria Engelhardt.
Known children of Alexander & Leonidia - 1. Rose R. Gollan - born in Nicaragua, South America about 1876. 2. Margaret A. C. Gollan - born in Brazil, South America in 1879.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - 1898 - HAS BEEN KNIGHTED - Mr. Alexander Gollan, the English Consul General of Havana, has just had conferred on him by Queen Victoria, the honor of Knighthood. Sir Alexander Gollan is a nephew of Mrs. John McIntosh of Ary, Ontario.
CENSUS: 1901 Civil Parish of St. Marylebone, Ecclesiastical Parrish of All Saint John's Wood, County Borough of St. Marylebone, Ward of Municipal Borough of Hamilton Terrace, Parlimentary Borough or Division of St. Marylebone, Administrative County of London, England - Head of Household - Sir Alexander Gollan, age 61, born in Scotland, Residing at #20 Marlboro Hill, Retired Consul General in H. M.'s Service; Wife, Leonida C. Gollan, age 56, born in Brazil; Daughter, Rose R. Gollan, age 25, born in Nicaraqua (British Subject); Daughter, Margaret A. C. Gollan, age 22, born in Brazil (British Subject; Servant, George Wright, age 35, born in Nicaraqua (British Subject), Domestic Cook; Servant, Alice Dimond, age 18, born in Devonshire South Melton, Household Domestic.
John Gilbert Gollan was the brother of my husband's GGG-Grandmother, Elizabeth Gollan McIntosh. Any information on John Gilbert Gollan's family, and/or, Sir Alexander Gollan's family, will be greatly appreciated