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ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« on: Monday 17 July 17 21:21 BST (UK) »
Alexander Davidson, born 8 November 1885, in Edinburgh Scotland, parents are William George Davidson and Henrietta Preston. 
I am searching for a marriage or death certificate for Alexander.  I do not have a middle name.  He could possibly have migrated to Toronto Canada, either staying in Canada or crossing the border into the U.S.
He was in the 1901 census in Scotland and then disappeared.  I have been unable to find him anywhere, though I do have a ship's manifest, S.S. Merion sailing from Liverpool on March 25, 1908 which is a possibility.

Any direction would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #2 on: Monday 17 July 17 23:35 BST (UK) »
The fellow arriving in 1908 on the Merion gives his father's name as Robert so I guess he's not "yours".

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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 18 July 17 00:10 BST (UK) »
Yes, thanks!  I did see that when I got my magnifying glass out to read.  Oops!
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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 01 August 17 19:51 BST (UK) »
Sister named Margaret Kerr Davidson married in Ottawa in 1914 to George Winton.  Have you chased her info around to see if Alexander pops out?


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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 01 August 17 21:02 BST (UK) »
I have started to work that angle and will continue when I return in two weeks.  Thanks for the reply.
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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 01 August 17 21:07 BST (UK) »
Margaret Kerr Davidson passed away 20 October 1973 Guelph Ontario - Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal (Birth, Marriage and Death Notices), 1885-1980 shows a death notice which mentions a daughter and 2 sons. Interment - Beechwood Cemetery. Death notice does not mention Alexander.

Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal (Birth, Marriage and Death Notices), 1885-1980 - son James Winton - passed away 23 November 1975 - mentions his wife and children - brother and sister
Interment Imperial memorial Gardens.

Obituary for daughter of Margaret & George - Margaret Davidson Winton Motzok - July 17, 1917 - October 24, 2015 (husband Ilary Motzok passed away Dr Ilary Motzok (12/96)

http://hendrenfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/2394/Margaret-Motzok/obituary.html


http://hendrenfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/2394/Margaret-Motzok/obituary.html


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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 01 August 17 21:12 BST (UK) »
Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal (Birth, Marriage and Death Notices), 1885-1980   - The death notice for sister Isabel Kerr Davidson/Goodall passed away 2 April 1951 -
Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Widow of Robert Goodall - Does not mention Alexander.

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Re: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON - Canada or United States
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 05 August 17 22:45 BST (UK) »
I found a death registration for Alexander in Morningside, Edinburgh on Scotlands People. He died 29 Apr 1920 from tuberculosis. He was single.

If you PM me your email address I will send you a copy of the registration.

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United States: Patterson, Smith, Brown, Vance, Bower(s), Newberry, Best, Love, Gorsuch
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