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Alexander McCall (b. 28 February 1830, d. 20 June 1860)Alexander McCall (son of James McCall and Agnes Williamson) was born 28 February 1830 in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and died 20 June 1860 in Wanlockhead.
Notes for Alexander McCall:
Details received from John Harrison on 05/08/02 email address JHARRISON@mitsuibabcock.com
Reply sent 05/09/02:-
Sorry it has taken me sometime to reply to your email but I have now changed email addresses to this one and can't always download from the old address.
Thankyou very much for the information on Alexander McCall - I was just wondering if you had any more details on his parents, brothers and sisters.The current details I have are as follows:-
His Parents were James McCall Born 22/06/1773 and Agnes Williamson born 23/09/1787 they were married 13/06/1819 and had 6 childern:-
George 13/04/1820No details
Janet15/01/1822Married Charles Harkness had 3 children John, Elizabeth and Mary Ann
Mary05/02/1826Married William Weir 15/11/1840 children unknown
Jane21/10/1834Married John McAdam 30/03/1860 3 children 2 named Jane (1 died at birth) and Isabella
It is the Williamson side of the family I am trying to trace, but it is getting very confusing as my grandmothers parents were related (2nd Cousins) and My great grandfather was married to my grandmothers Aunt they had 3 children and then when she died lived in sin with my great grandmother and had 7 children including my grandmother!
I look forward to anymore information you may have, or if you need any more from me in return let me know.
Response recd 05/09/02 from John:-
It's nice to hear from you again and I trust all is OK. I understand about your change of Email address and I'll update mine accordingly.
I have a family tree that is quite comprehensive for the McCalls. Would you like me to send this as a Gedcom file?
There is a family memorial for James and Agnes included and the ages given don't quite correspond with the dates of birth you supplied.
To briefly run through the children, there are nine traced so far.
George, married Margaret McCall and any family connection with her,other than the marriage, hasn't yet been found
Mary (2), not married to William Weir, but to Charles Harkness which is confirmed by the death certificate
Jane (2) who I have as married to William Slimmon in 1855, died in 1879 and the Death Certificate confirms her parents
From what I have seen so far, it's possible Agnes was illegitimate as when she died the certificate only named her mother as Janet Gringan, no mention of a Williamson father. I had a look on Family Search and the name Gringan doesn't appear at all in Scotland so I shall have to have another look at the certificate at the Registrars sometime.
Agnes IS is there, but only as the wife of James McCall and her date of birth has only been calculated from her age, not her christening details.
Can you let me have your tree so I can see how you fit in?
Best wishes for the weekend, my Email is at work so I'll not see any reply until Monday.
Reply sent 06/09/02 attached family tree as Gedcom file:-
Thanks for your speedy reply, I hope you enjoyed your weekend.
The details I have are as follows Agnes Williamson married James McCall 13 June 1819 in Sanquhar, so far I have 6 children traced:-
George born 13 Apr 1820 married Margaret McCall connection unknown (I have updated this info from you)
Janet born 15 Jan 1822 married Charles Harkness 29 Nov 1846 had 3 children John, Elizabeth and Mary Ann.
Mary born 05 Feb 1826married William Weir 15 Nov 1840
Alexander born 28 Feb 1830 died 20 Jun 1860 unmarried
Jane born 21 Oct 1834 married John McAdam 30 Mar 1860 had 3 children Jane, Jane and Isabella.
James born 26 Oct 1838 no other details
Only 5 children appear on Family Search James doesn't for some reason.I will look out my Certificates and see if I have any for the above and let you know.
According to family search the IGI record lists Agnes birth (could be christening) date as 23 Sep 1787 her parents as Thomas Williamson and Janet Russell not Gringan? Thomas & Janet had 7 children in total.
Jane 1 on your list must be the one married to John McAdam I will add Jane 2 as married to William Slimmon.
I have attached to this my tree as a Gedcom to help you out and if you could do the same with yours I think this might help.
Let me know if you need anymore details.