Jessie McCormick

ID# 4312, (c 1863 - )

Jessie McCormick was born c 1863 at New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland .

As of 1882,her married name was Smith.

Jessie McCormick married Francis Smith, son of Peter Smith and Mary Banner, on 29 Sep 1882 at Dodridge, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Francis Smith, Ettiner ? (Widower), aged 25
Usual Res: Folly Parish of Pencaitland
Parents: Peter Smith, Miner & Mary Smith MS Banner
Jessie McCormick, X her Mark (Alexander Roper Witness), Spinster, aged 21
Usual Res: Dodrige Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Andrew McCormick Labourer (dec) & Susan McCormick MS Marton

Witnesses: James Smith & Barbara Aitkin.1,2

Jessie appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Francis Smith at Harestanes, Humbie, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SMITH Francis, Head, Mar, 34, Coal Miner, Employed, Gladsmuir, Haddington
SMITH Jessie, Wife, Mar, 28, New Monkland, Lanark
SMITH Helen, Dau, 12, Ormiston, Haddington
SMITH Andrew, Son, 7, Ormiston, Haddington
SMITH Michael, Son, 5, Cranston, Edinburgh
SMITH Susan, Dau, 2, Ormiston, Haddington.3

Jessie appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Frank Smith at Ballenerieff, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SMITH Frank, Head, Mar, 45, Cattleman on Farm, Worker, born Gladsmuir, Haddington, 3 rooms with windows.
SMITH Jessie, Wife, Mar, 43, Ormiston
SMITH Nellie, Dau, Single, 22, outworker on Farm, Worker, Ormiston
SMITH Andrew, Son, single, 16, Ploughman on Farm, Worker, Ormiston
SMITH Michael, Son, Single, 14, Scholar, Cranston
SMITH Susan, Dau, Single, 12, Ormiston
SMITH Peter, Son, 10, Scholar, Humbie
SMITH David, Son, 4, Berwick
SMITH Francis, Son, under 0 months, Aberlady.4

Jessie and Francis had 6 children.

Children of Jessie McCormick and Francis Smith


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, Ormiston East Lothian, 715/00 0002. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Humbie East Lothian, 710/00 003/000 014. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  4. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), Aberlady, Haddingtonshire, 702/00 003/00 006. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.