David's Scottish Ancestry

Modified Register for Alexander 'alexr' Maxwell

There is no prof or documentation stating that Agnes Maxwell is the daughter of Alexander 'alexr' Maxwell a Janet Walker was actually their daughter BUT they do have a daughter by the same name who matches within a year of the birth date and this was given as a likely candidate for her parents

In essence its not really known if Agnes or Elizabeth Maxwell was a Maxwell or if she married a Maxwell and was widowed -

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Alexander 'Alexr' Maxwell-11232 was born 14 Mar 1815 in Thornhill, Morton, Dumfries-Shire, Scotland. He died 31 Jan 1861. son Alexander Maxwell married (MRIN:5234) Agnes/Jane Hoggan

Scotland census 6 June 1841

Name: Alexander Maxwell
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Gender: Male
Where born: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Civil parish: Morton
County: Dumfriesshire
Address: E Drumlanrig Street
Occupation: Labourer Day
Parish Number: 843
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Maxwell 23
Hinet Maxwell 21
Mary Maxwell 3
Agnes Maxwell 1

Scotland census 30/31 March 1851
Name: Alexr Maxwell
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1816
Relationship: Head
Spouse's Name: Jenet Maxwell
Gender: Male
Where born: Marton, Dumfries
Parish Number: 823
Civil parish: Durisdeer
County: Dumfriesshire
Address: Auchenskeock
Occupation: Forest Lab
ED: 6
Page: 13
Household schedule number: 44
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1851_207
Household Members: Name Age
Alexr Maxwell 35
Jenet Maxwell 32
Mary Maxwell 13
Agnes Maxwell 11
Janet Maxwell 9
Isabella Maxwell 7
Jane Maxwell 5
Alexr Maxwell 2
Hugh Maxwell 2 Mo


Alexander married Janet 'jenet' Walker ???-11225 on 24 Feb 1837 in Dunscore/Morton by Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland. Janet was born about 1819 in Dunscore, Holmbank, Penpont, Dumfries. She died 1872.



Scotland census 7/8 April 1861.
Name: Janet Maxwell
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Relationship: Head
Where born: Dunscore, Dumfriesshire
Registration number: 823
Registration district: Durisdeer
Civil parish: Durisdeer
County: Dumfriesshire
Address: Auchenskcoch
Occupation: Wood Lab's Widow
ED: 6
Household schedule number: 25
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1861_143
Household Members: Name Age
Janet Maxwell 43 Head
Agnes Maxwell 21 daughter
Janet Maxwell 19 daughter
Jane Maxwell 14 daughter
Alexander Maxwell 12 Son
Hugh Maxwell 10 Son
James Maxwell 7 daughter
John Maxwell 5 Son
Thomas Maxwell 2 Son
Alexander Maxwell 1 Grandson
William W Maxwell 3 Mo Grandson

Scotland census 2/3 April 1871
Name: Janet Maxwell
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1819
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Dunscore, Dumfriesshire
Registration number: 845
Registration district: Penpont
Civil parish: Penpont
County: Dumfriesshire
Address: Bank
Occupation: Housekeeper
ED: 2
Household schedule number: 3
Line: 7
Roll: CSSCT1871_185
Household Members: Name Age
Janet Maxwell 52
Isabella Maxwell 37
Alexander Maxwell 22
John Maxwell 15
Thomas Maxwell 12
Alexander Maxwell 2
Margaret Maxwell 9 Mo



They had the following children:

2 F i. Isabella Maxwell-11229 was born about 1834 and died 1876.

3 F ii. Mary Maxwell-11230 was born 26 Jul 1837 in , Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland.

4 F iii. Agnes Maxwell -301 was born about 1840

5 iv. Alexander Maxwell/ Alexr-11227 was born 11 Jun 1848 in , Durrisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland.

6 v. Jane / Janet Maxwell-11228 was born about 1842. Jane married (MRIN:5391) Alexander Black-10645, son of John Black-10516 and Margaret Davie Duncan-10548 (MRIN:5393), on 13 Dec 1872 in Holmbank, Penpont, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Alexander was born 12 Mar 1849 in Bo'ness, West Lothian, Linlithgowshire, Scotland. He died 24 Nov 1920 in School Braem Bo'ness, West Lothian, Linlithgowshire, Scotland

7 M vi. Hugh Maxwell-11226 was born 24 Jan 1851 in , Durrisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland.

8 M vii. James Maxwell-10842 was born 8 Jun 1853 in , Durrisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland.

9 M viii. John Maxwell-11325 was born 9 Dec 1855 in Durrisdeer, Dumfriesshire Scotland.

10 ix. Thomas Maxwell-11326 was born about 1859 in Durrisdeer, Dumfriesshire Scotland.

Second Generation

2. Isabella Maxwell-11229 (Alexander 'alexr' ?) was born about 1834 in Morton, Dumfries. She died 1876.

She had the following children:

    13 F ii. Margaret Maxwell-113294 was born Abt Aug 1870 in Durrisdeer, Dumfriesshire Scotland.


4. It is BELIEVED that >Agnes or Elizabeth Maxwell -301 as the daughter Alexander 'alexr' Maxwell ???-11232 and Janet 'jenet' Walker BOUT no documentation had been found as yet.

Agnes or Elizabeth Maxwell -301 was born about 1841 in Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.


Scotland census 5/6 April 1891
Name: Agnes Cannon
Age: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Registration number: 607
Registration district: Muirkirk
Civil parish: Muirkirk
County: Ayrshire
Address: Garrowhill
Occupation: Drainers Wife
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 54
Line: 19
Roll: CSSCT1891_213
Household Members: Name Age
Agnes Cannon 49
Alexr Cannon 22
William Cannon 17
Isabella Cannon 14

Scotland census
Name: Agnes M Cannon 31 March/1 April 1901
Age: 60
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Shornbelt, Dumfrieshire
Registration number: 607 Registration district: Muirkirk
Civil parish: Muirkirk
County: Ayrshire
Address: Garronhill
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 62
Line: 10
Roll: CSSCT1901_234
Household Members: Name Age
Agnes M Cannon 60
Alexander Cannon 32
William Cannon 27


Agnes married (1-MRIN:4840) William Cannon-302 on 29 Dec 1868 in Durisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland. William was born about 1841 in Kirkcudbright, Scotland. He died before 1891.



??Scotland census 7/8 April 1861.
Name: Janet Maxwell
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Household Members: Name Age
Agnes Maxwell 21 daughter...
Alexander Maxwell 1 Grandson
William W Maxwell 3 Mo Grandson see above for full listing.

Scotland Census 2/3 April 1871

Name: William Cannon
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Agnes Cannon
Gender: Male
Where born: Kirkcudbright
Registration number: 607
Registration district: Muirkirk
Civil parish: Muirkirk
County: Ayrshire
Address: Main Street
Occupation: Labourer At Public Worker
ED: 2
Household schedule number: 3
Line: 10
Roll: CSSCT1871_113
Household Members: Name Age
William Cannon 30
Agnes Cannon 30
Janet Manuell Cannon 7
Alexander Cannon 2

Not located the family in the 1881 census


They had the following children:

    12 M Alexander Maxwell Cannon-303 was born 28 Feb 1869 in Morton by Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland. He died ? 1956 Certificate #12 in Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland.



    Scotland's BMD 1564-1950.
    Name: Alexander Maxwell Cannan
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 28 Feb 1869
    Birthplace: MORTON BY THORNHILL,DUMFRIES,SCOTLAND
    Father's Name: William Cannan
    Mother's Name: Agnes Maxwell
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11843-1
    System Origin: Scotland-ODM
    Source Film Number: 6035516
    Reference Number:


    13 F ii. Jane Cannon-304 was born 7 Jun 1871 in Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland.



    William "Bill" Thomas states his middle name is " Gourlay", unsure of spelling, is a family name. He spoke of Jeannie Maxwell Cannon Gourlay. It is my assuption that this is the above Jane Cannon

    Scotland's BMD 1564-1950.
    Name: Jane Cannon
    Gender: Female
    Birth Date: 07 Jun 1871
    Birthplace: MUIRKIRK,AYR,SCOTLAND
    Father's Name: William Cannon
    Mother's Name: Agnes Maxwell
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11607-1
    System Origin: Scotland-ODM
    Source Film Number: 6035516
    Reference Number:


    14 F iii. William Cannon-305 was born 22 Nov 1873 in Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland.



    Scotland's BMD 1564-1950. Name: William Cannon
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 22 Nov 1873
    Birthplace: MUIRKIRK,AYR,SCOTLAND
    Father's Name: William Cannon
    Mother's Name: Agnes Maxwell
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11607-1
    System Origin: Scotland-ODM
    Source Film Number: 6035516
    Reference Number:


    15 F iv. Isabella Cannon-10237 was born 1877 in Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland.

    16 M v. Adam Cannon-10064 was born 8 Mar 1881 in Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland. He died before 1891.



    cotland's BMD 1564-1950. "Name: Adam Cannon
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 08 Mar 1881
    Birthplace: Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland
    Father's Name: William Cannon
    Mother's Name: Agnes Maxwell
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01899-9
    System Origin: Scotland-EASy
    Source Film Number: 232666
    Reference Number:


She had the following children:

    17 M vii. William W / Walker Maxwell-475 was born 23 Dec 1860 in Durrisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland. He died prob before 1871.



    International Genealogical Index
    WILLIAM MAXWELL
    Birth: 23 DEC 1860 Durrisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland
    Parents: Mother: AGNES MAXWELL
    Source Information:
    Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
    C118231 1855 - 1875 6035516 REGISTER Film NONE Sheet: 00."

    Scotland's BMD 1564-1950.
    Name: William Maxwell
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 23 Dec 1860
    Birthplace: DURRISDEER,DUMFRIES,SCOTLAND
    Mother's Name: Agnes Maxwell

    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11823-1
    System Origin: Scotland-ODM
    Source Film Number: 6035516
    Reference Number:

18 F viii. Janet Maxwell -251 was born 21 Mar 1864 in Durrisdeer, Thornhill / Clenchside, Dumfries, Scotland. Janet married (MRIN:1452) Michael Thomas -250, son of Peter(Patrick) Thomas -287 and Mary Mullin (Mullen) -288 (MRIN:5212), on 13 Jun 1884 in Murkirk, Ayr, Scotland. Michael was born 6 Feb 1863 in Burnside, Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland. He died ?1918 certificate #43? in Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland.



International Genealogical Index
JANET MAXWELL Birth: 21 MAR 1864 Durrisdeer, Dumfries, Scotland Parents: Mother: AGNES MAXWELL Source Information: Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type: C118231 1855 - 1875 6035516 REGISTER Film NONE Sheet: 00."
Scotland's BMD 1564-1950.
Name: Janet Maxwell
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1864
Birthplace: DURRISDEER,DUMFRIES,SCOTLAND
Father's Name:
Mother's Name: Agnes Maxwell
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11823-1
System Origin: Scotland-ODM
Source Film Number: 6035516
Reference Number:

Generated from Personal Ancestral file = 17 Oct 2012





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