Alexander was born on 12 JAN 1830 in Kinnaird, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of William Penman and Ann Christie.
His wife was Jean, who he married in ABT 1847. The place has not been found. Their two known children were William (c1848-?) and Margaret (c1851-?).
|Birth||12 JAN 1830||
!Source: Census of Scotland 1841 lists him as 11 years of age. Date is from IGI.
!Source: Mary P Odam's website at www.odam.org. Mary says: "Most of our information about the Penmans was bequeathed to us when my father in law died. A gentleman called Eric Edwards (another Penman descendant) had done most of the hard work, presumably, like you, poring over registers." She has verified most of it with www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk. Her sources included 1851 census.