Alexander was born on 24 DEC 1775 in Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of William Penman and Janet Izat.
His wife was Mary Borrowman, who he married in ABT 1797. The place has not been found. Their nine known children were Jean (c1798-?), Janet (>1799-1883), Mary (c1803-<1811), William (1805-1885), John (1807-?), Mary (c1811-?), James (1813-?), Alexander (1817-?) and Robert (c1820-1883).
|Birth||24 DEC 1775||
!Source: IGI. Records copied by James A. Hotchkiss appearing to be census info.
!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.
!Source: Per Mary Odam: Listed in census of Kinnard in 1841 and 1851.
!Source:http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Births & Baptisms
Date Surname Forename Parent Names Sex Parish
04/03/1798 PENMAN JEAN ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN U AIRTH
24/11/1799 PENMAN JANET ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BARROWMAN U LARBERT
10/07/1803 PENMAN MARY ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN F CAMBUSNETHAN
25/08/1805 PENMAN WILLIAM ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN U LARBERT
21/06/1807 PENMAN JOHN ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BARROWMAN U LARBERT
22/04/1811 PENMAN MARY ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN F BOTHKENNAR
28/08/1813 PENMAN JAMES ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN M BOTHKENNAR
22/08/1817 PENMAN ALEXANDER ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN M BOTHKENNAR