Ann King

ID# 5073, (13 Oct 1804 - )

Ann King was born on 13 Oct 1804 at Gladsmuir, East Lothian, Scotland .1
She was the daughter of John King and Janet Wilson.
As of 16 May 1828,her married name was Smith.

Ann King married James Smith on 16 May 1828 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

James Smith, a Collier, Westerpencaitland.2

     Research Note:
Items to check:
1841 Census aged 35yrs
1851 Census - possibly a Widow, Head of house, a Laundress, living Tranent at Chruch St West.
Children: Janet aged 12, Beatrice aged 10 & John Fordie aged 9 Months.
1861 Ann seems to have remarried to Hamilton Fordie, living St George, Edinburgh.2

Ann and James had 6 children.

Children of Ann King and James Smith

FatherJohn King (3 Oct 1770 - b 1841)
MotherJanet Wilson (11 Nov 1770 - 23 Feb 1853)


  1. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's ( pre 1855), OPR Gladsmuir, East Lothian, 708/0030 0138. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  2. [S197] Letter or email from Mary Legarth (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Descandant Tree of John King dated 2008.