Ivie Alexander Howatson

17 February 1872–25 February 1923 (Age 51)
Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ivie Alexander

When Ivie Alexander Howatson was born on 17 February 1872, his father, Samuel Howatson, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Walker Speirs, was 27. He married Margaret Mcmurdo on 26 November 1894, in New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881 and Crosshill, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 25 February 1923, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Ivie Alexander Howatson
Margaret Mcmurdo
Marriage: 26 November 1894
Elizabeth Howatson
Barbara Howatson
Margaret Howatson
Jessie Howatson
Gilbert Howatson
Mary Howatson

Spouse and Children

26 November 1894
New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Howatson


    Elizabeth Walker Speirs




    Gilbert Howatson



    Ivie Alexander Howatson


    David Howatson


    Quinton Dick Spiers Howatson


World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 18

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

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Sources (3)

  • Ivie A Howatson in household of Margaret Spiers, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Ivie Howatson, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Ivie Alexander Spiers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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