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Alexander George Whyte
m. 11 Dec 1874
  1. David Whyte1876 -
  2. Margaret Jane Whyte1878 - 1916
  3. William Whyte1879 - abt 1948
  4. John MacKie Whyte1882 - 1967
  5. Robert Rumgay Whyte1884 - 1913
  6. Alexander George Whyte1887 - 1921
m. 12 Sep 1918
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Name[4][5] Alexander George Whyte
Gender Male
Birth[3] 28 Oct 1887 Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland98 Alexandra Street
Census? 1891 Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland98 Alexandra Street
Census? 1901 Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Marriage 12 Sep 1918 Perth, Perthshire, Scotlandto Mary Jane White Melloy
Death[1] 1 Aug 1921 Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland27 Milton Road

Alexander George Whyte, son of David Whyte and Ann Rumgay, was born on 28 October 1887 at 98 Alexandra Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland . He appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of his parents at 98 Alexandra Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. Alexander lived at 18 Montgomery Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. Alexander was a post office clerk in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. Alexander was a sapper in the Royal Engineers with the British Expeditionary Force in 1918. He married Mary Jane White Melloy, daughter of John Melloy and Bridget Lynch, on 12 September 1918 at St. John Roman Catholic Church, Perth, Scotland. The marriage was witnessed by John Patterson Halley and Jessie W. Geddes. Alexander was a sorting clerk & telegraphist in 1921. Early in 1921 Alexander developed abdominal tubercular disease. In May he developed acute tuberculosis in his lungs. He died at 5:20 a.m. on August 1, 1921 at the age of 33. His family suspected that his illness was partly caused by his exposure to chemical gas during World War I. His death was reported by a friend, P. Malloy of 2 Maryhill Street, Kirkcaldy. Alexander was buried in Bennochy Cemetary, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

References
  1. Register of Deaths, District of Kirkcaldy 442, County of Fife.

    Alexander George Whyte entry, 1921, entry 318

  2.   Register of Marriages, District of Perth 387, County of Perth.

    Alexander George Whyte - Mary Jane White Melloy entry, 1918, entry 200

  3. Register of Births, District of Kirkcaldy 442, County of Fife.

    1887

  4. General Register Office for Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. (Edinburgh), Kirkcaldy 442, Fife, ED14, pg. 21.

    Birth date: abt 1888; Birth place: Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire; Residence date: 1891; Residence place: Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland

  5. Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. Gene).

    Birth date: abt 1888; Birth place: Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire; Residence date: 1901; Residence place: Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland