She was the daughter of David Alexander and Janet Scott.
Margaret appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of David Alexander at Lily Bank Cottages, Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
ALEXANDER David, Head, Married, 46, M, Blast Furance Manager, Carnwath
ALEXANDER Isabella, Wife, Married, 49, F, Camneth
ALEXANDER Marion, Dau, 9, F, Scholar, Castlehill
ALEXANDER Mary, Dau, 7, F, Scholar, Castlehill.2
|Father*||David Alexander (c 1834 - )|
|Mother*||Janet Scott (23 Oct 1833 - 21 Dec 1874)|
- [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C116291.
- [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0203618 GRO Ref Vol 626-B EnumDist 3 Page 5. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.