Further details where known of the children of Alexander Grieve and Elizabeth Young Rutherford.

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Barbara Grieve, born on 3 Dec 1853, Hawick Motherís name - Elizabeth Young Rutherford)

Recorded with her mother for the census 1861-1901. Barbara died unmarried on 19 Feb 1927 in 17 Waverley Terrace, Hawick. Her occupation was given as "home housekeeper" and her parents were confirmed on the certificate as Alexander Grieve, a woolsorter, and Elizabeth Grieve, maiden name Young. The informant was James Russell, her nephew, son of her sister Elizabeth (see following), who gave his address as 6 Rosevale Street, Hawick.

Rachel Grieve born on 11 Sep 1855, Hawick Motherís name - Elizabeth Young)

Rachel married James Mathieson a railway guard son of James Mathieson and Janet Dickson on 6 Dec 1883 in Wilton Hawick. Next Generation in Family History

Michael Grieve born on 14 Apr 1858, High St., Hawick Motherís name - Elizabeth Young Rutherford)

Nothing further known

Elizabeth Grieve born on 18 Aug 1861 in Allars Mill, Jedburgh Motherís name - Elizabeth Young Rutherford)

Elizabeth married James Russell, a Stone Mason, son of James Russell and Jane Lees on 1 September 1884 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. James was born on 16 Feb 1860 in Ancrum, Roxburghshire.

Elizabeth and James had the following children:

1891 Census (6 April) Wilton (810) Book 5. Page 2.

5 Albion Place, Wilton, Hawick.

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
James Russell Head 31 Stone Mason Ancrum, Roxburghshire
Elizabeth Russell Wife 29   Jedburgh, Roxburghshire
James Russell Son 5   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Alexander Russell Son 4   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Lizzie Russell Daughter 1   Hawick, Roxburghshire

James died in 21 August 1900 at 1 Elm Grove, Hawick, Roxburghshire. His will consists of 17 pages.

1901 Census (1 April) Hawick (789-1) Book 10-1 Page 16.

1 Elm Grove, Hawick.

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Elizabeth Russell Head 39 Domestic Housekeeper (Mason's Widow) Jedburgh, Roxburghshire
James A(lexander) Russell Son 15 Apprentice Watchmaker USA - British Subject
Alexander R(utherford) L(ees) Russell Son 14 Apprentice Hosiery Warehouseman USA - British Subject
Lizzie R(utherford) Russell Daughter 11 Dressage Girl (Milliner's) Hawick, Roxburghshire
Ella Jane Russell Daughter 9 Scholar Hawick, Roxburghshire
Charles John Russell Son 7 Scholar Hawick, Roxburghshir
Annie Kerr Lodger 26 Milliner Ayr, Ayrshire
James Berrie Lodger 20 Sorters Clerk and Telegraphist St Andrews, Fife

Elizabeth died on 18 Dec 1929 in 3 Albion Place, Hawick. She was identified as "Widow of James Russell, Stone Mason" and her parents were recorded on the certificate as Alexander Grieve, a wool sorter, and Elizabeth Young Grieve, maiden name Rutherford. The informant was her son James Alexander Russell, who gave his address as 3 Albion Place, Hawick.

Alexander Grieve born on 27 Aug 1868, 2 O'Connel St., Hawick Motherís name - Elizabeth Young)

Recorded with his mother for the census 1871-1901. Alexander, an actuary, died unmarried on 5 Apr 1926 in 11 High Street, Hawick. On the certificate his parents were identified as Alexander Grieve, a woolsorter, and Elizabeth Grieve, maiden name Young, and the informant was James Russell, his nephew, son of his sister Elizabeth (see preceding). James gave his address as 6 Rosevale Street, Hawick.