JOHN YOUNGER was born in Dunfermline on the 2nd of November, 1816 and baptised on the 10th.

Son of Alexander Younger and Janet Arnott.

ELIZABETH ROBERTSON was born in Edinburgh about 1818.

Daughter of William Robertson and Janet Thom.

John and Elizabeth were married in Dunfermline on the 16th of July, 1842.

They are living in Walker's Land on Pittencrieff Street in 1851 with three children. John's occupation is 'Weaver'.

John and Elizabeth are at 89 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline, on the 1881 census. John's occupation is given as Harness Mounter.


  1. Alexander Younger, born in Dunfermline about 1843.
  2. Janet (Jessie) Younger, born in Dunfermline about 1845.

    Janet is with her parents on the 1881 census. She is widowed; her married name is McInnes. Her occupation is Damask Weaver. She has at least two children on the 1881 census, one of which was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire.

  3. Jane Younger, born in Dunfermline on the 6th of July 1848.

    Jane married Arthur Russell, son of James Russell and Ann Morris.

Elizabeth, now widowed, is at 93 1/2 Pittencrieff Street on the 1891 census.