James Jack
Marion Johnston
George Jack
(1783-1855)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Jean Hill

2. Isabella Muirhead

George Jack 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 26 Feb 1783, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland 12 13
  • Christened: 2 Mar 1783, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland 14 15
  • Marriage (1): Jean Hill on 23 Mar 1806 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Isabella Muirhead on 10 Dec 1848 in Bothwell, Lanark, Scotland 3
  • Died: 5 Apr 1855, Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland aged 72 12 15 16
  • Buried: Shotts Church Yard, Lanarkshire 12
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: publican. 16

Occupation: Spirt Dealer, 1851, Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 15

Occupation: Grocer and Spirits dealer, 1855, Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 12


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George married Jean Hill, daughter of James Hill and Agnes Marshall, on 23 Mar 1806 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland.8 9 (Jean Hill was born on 23 Mar 1788 in Biggarford, Motherwell, Lanarkshire 15, christened on 30 Mar 1788 15 and died 23 Feb 1845 ? 9 16.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

A few days ago, I went by car to visit a cousin in
Edinburgh. Standing above the motorway is Shotts
Church where his death certificate says George Jack is
buried. I made a detour to see if I could find his
grave stone. Unfortunately not. However I did find a
stone with the following inscription.
(Agnes Klinghofer, Nov 6, 2004)

1827
Erected by GeoE Jack and Jean Hill
in memory of their daughter
EUPHEMIA who died on the ? day
of July 1827 aged ???
???
Also their daughter AGNES
died on the ? day of July 1827
aged ??? and???
{{Added in a different style of carving at the bottom
> of the Stone}}
Agnes Smith wife of George Jack
died 4th Feby 1888 aged 54 years.

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George next married Isabella Muirhead on 10 Dec 1848 in Bothwell, Lanark, Scotland.10 (Isabella Muirhead was born about 1798 15.)


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Sources


1 Old Parochial Registers, (1705-1855), Church of Scotland, Parish Church of Shotts. :
George Jack, Male
Marriages:
Spouse: Jean Hill, 23 March, 1806, Shotts, Lanark, Scotland
LDS Batch : M116554
Source Call No. 166605, 0102965

2 copy of the birth/deaths page of the George Jack family bible, received from Agnes and Fred Klinghofer, Oct 5, 2004. :
Registry of Births

GEORGE JACK AND JEAN HILL
was Married 26th March, 1805

[written beside JEAN HILL] "died 23rd Feby, 1845"

NAMES, WHEN BORN , WHEN DIED

MARION, 9th Jan 1805, Jan 25th?, 1849
JAMES, 14th Oct 1807, 5th June, 1830
WILLIAM , 8th Dec 1809, 16th April, 1828?
AGNES, 1811, July 1827?
ELIZABETH, 11? June, 1812?,
JANET, 12 June 1814,
JEAN, 14? Oct 1817?
MARGARET, 8 Aug 1820,
EUPHEMA, 1823?, 5th July 18--?
GEORGE, 28 Oct 1826,
WIILLIAM, 31 March 1829, 10th Feb 1844
JAMES, 8th Jany, 1832?, 22? March 1839?
ALEXANDER, 9th OCT 1834,

3 Old Parochial Register, 1671- 1855, Church of Scotland, Parish Church of Bothwell. :
George Jack, Male
Marriage:
Spouse: Isabella Muirhead
10 December 1848, Bothwell, Lanark, Scotland
Batch: M116254, fim # 1042965, film # 0102888

4 Hawthorn, Mrs. Margaret, death reg. 1898. Hawthorn, Margaret, 1898 death registration
Page 171
:
1898 Deaths in the Parish of Dalziel in the County of Lanark (Scotland)
No. 512

Margaret Hawthorn,
widow of William Hawthorn, Spirit Merchant
Died: 1898, October Fourteenth , Brander's Cottage, Craigneuh?
Female, Age: 78 years

Father: George Jack, Coalmaster? (Deceased)
Mother: Jane Jack, maiden surname: Hall? Hill? (Deceased)

Cause of Death: Gastro Euleritis?, 3 days, as attested by David Jones

Informant: Andrew Hawthorn, son, Present, resident of Drygate Larkball?
Registered: 1898, Oct 16th at Dalziel, Geo. Scudder, Registrar

5 Lanarkshire, Poor Law Records, 1875, 1896. Extracts from Lanarkshire Poor Law Records

City Archives, Mitchell Library, North St., Glasgow G3 7DN
(0)141 287 2937

Extract 1 - 1875
Vol CO1/26/54 Entry no 962

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6 pm 18 Jan 1875

Margaret Jack or Hawthorn
Watson's Land Cambusnethan

County of Birth: Bothwell
widow 55 Housewife Protestant

Dependants

George Hawthorn & 3N Cambusnethan 13
Thomas Cambusnethan 11
Andrew 8
Margaret 5

Parents George Jack, Publican and Jane Hill (both dead)

Family

Agnes 33 Md to Andw Queen miner Kirkroad 6 chiln
Janet 25 Jas McKinnon Graham St 3
Wm 19 a miner Cambusnethan
Jane 15 a servant with Mrs Watson Cambusnethan
Residences Cambusnethan 14 years
prior Dalry Ayrshire 17

Her Husband Wm Hawthorn a native of New Monkland died in October 1873

First Application
4/-

Admitted to Register 1311
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Extract 2 - 1896

Vol CO1/37/64 Entry no 1112

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name Margaret jack or Hawthorn

date Feb 11 (1896)

residence Borlands Land, Fleminton

prot(estant) parish of birth Bothwell

date of Inspector's visit 12(Feb) 11.10 am
widow age 75 housewife

Applicant states she was born in Carfin, Bothwell Parish, that she is the widow of William Hawthorn, a Miner, who was born in (blank) and died in Cambusnethan 22 years ago

Residences 9 mo p 19 Chapel St Hamilton 5 years p Ferniegair Row hamilton 3 years p West Thornlie St Wishaw 5 years

Family
William (40) a Miner, married Greenhead Rd by Wishaw 6 children, 4 working
George (?) Tailor and Clothier Flemington, 2 children
Thomas (30) a miner single Larkhall
Andrew (28) a miner married 122 Raphlock St Larkhall one child
Janet (48) married to Andrew Pearson, a miner 19 Chapel St Hamilton 3 children
Jeanie (32) married to James Cunningham a carter Craigneuk no family
Margt (26) marrd to William Johnstone, a miner Borlands Ld Flemington 2 children with whom the applicant resides

Applies for a letter to be sent to her son William to contribute to her support.

13th letter sent to son as desired - withdrawn AW

6 GRO office. :
Page 25
1855 Deaths in the District of Holytown , Parish of Bothwell, in the County of Lanark
No. 73

Jack, George
Grocer and Spirit Dealer
Sex: Male, Age: 72 years
Where born: Douglas
How long in District: About 66 years in this district
Parents Names: James Jack, labourer, deceased, Marion Jack, Maiden Name: Johnston, deceased
Married to: Jane Hill, deceased, Isabella Muirhead?
Issue, in order of birth:
Marion, deceased 1849?, age 44
James, 48, decd
Wm., 46, decd
Agnes, 44, decd
Eliza 42
Janet 39
Jane 37
Margaret 35
Euphemia, decd in 1828, age 4
George 29
Wm. decd. 1844 age 15
James dcd 1841?, age 9?
Alex 20

When Died: 1855, April Fifth, ?hr, 30 min, PM
Where died: Newarthill
Cause of death: Polypi? of the rectum, some years as certified by Price F Jones, Surgeon, Newarthill who saw deceased 14th Febr., 1855

Burial Place: Shotts Church Yard as certified by William Watson , Gravedigger
Signature of Informant: Alexander Jack, Son

Registered: 1855, April 9th at Holytown, William Richard, registrar





7 unknown LDS patron. :
George Jack, Male
Christening:
30 MAR 1783 Douglas, Lanark, Scotland
Parents: James Jack, Margaret Johnston
Batch Number: 7229903, sheet 28, Source Call No. 0822068, film

Elizabeth Jack, Female
Christening:
08 May, 1875, Douglas, Lanark, Scotland
Parents: James Jack, Marion or Margaret Johnston
Batch Number: 7229903, sheet 28, Source Call No. 0822068, film

8 Old Parochial Registers, (1705-1855), Church of Scotland, Parish Church of Shotts.

9 copy of the birth/deaths page of the George Jack family bible, received from Agnes and Fred Klinghofer, Oct 5, 2004.

10 Old Parochial Register, 1671- 1855, Church of Scotland, Parish Church of Bothwell.

11 inscription copied by Agnes Klinghofer, Nov, 2004. A few days ago, I went by car to visit a cousin in
Edinburgh. Standing above the motorway is Shotts
Church where his death certificate says George Jack is
buried. I made a detour to see if I could find his
grave stone. Unfortunately not. However I did find a
stone with the following inscription.
(Agnes Klinghofer, Nov 6, 2004)

1827
Erected by GeoE Jack and Jean Hill
in memory of their daughter
EUPHEMIA who died on the 5th day
of July 1827 aged 3 years and 5 months

Also their daughter AGNES
died on the 30th day of July 1827
aged 15 years and 7 months.

[Added in a different style of carving at the bottom of the stone]
Agnes Smith wife of George Jack
died 4th Feby 1888 aged 54 years.

12 GRO office.

13 anonymous researcher in Scotland, 2005. A Chronology Of George Jack and Jean Hill


1783 26 Feb George Jack born in Douglas, son of James Jack, weaver,
and Marrion Johnston, his spouse
1783 2 Mar George Jack baptized in Douglas.
1787 Omoa Iron Works erected by Col Wm Dalrymple.
1788 23 Mrch Jean Hill born at Biggarford, the second child of James Hill and Agnes Marshall, his spouse.
1788 30 Mrch Jean Hill baptized.
1789 George Jack, presumably with parents and siblings, moves to Shotts area.
1806 6 Jan Marion Jack, daughter, born at Omoa.
1806 26 Mrch Marriage of George Jack and Jean Hill in Shotts.
1806 13 Aprl Marion Jack baptized at Kirk o' Shotts.
1807 15 Oct James Jack, son, born at Omoa.
1807 25 Oct James Jack baptized at Kirk o' Shotts.
1809 4 Dec William Jack, son, born at Omoa.
1809 24 Dec William Jack baptized at Shotts.
1812 11 Feb Agnes Jack, daughter, born at Omoa.
1812 1 Mrch Agnes Jack baptized at Kirk o' Shotts.
1813 Waggonway from Newarthill to Omoa opened.
1814 17 Jne Elizabeth Jack, daughter, born at Omoa.
1814 3 Jly Elizabeth Jack baptized at Kirk o' Shotts.
1816 14 Jne Janet Jack, daughter, born at Omoa.
1816 12 Jly Janet Jack baptized at Kirk o' Shotts.
1818 13 Oct Jane Jack, daughter, born at Omoa.
1818 6 Nov Jane Jack baptized at Kirk o' Shotts.
1819 Jack family move to Newarthill in Bothwell Parish.
1820 8 Aug Margaret Jack, daughter, born at Newarthill.
1824 12 Mrch Euphemia Jack, daughter, born.
1826 28 Oct George Jack, son, born.
1827 5 Jly Death of Euphemia, daughter.
1827 30 Jly Death of Agnes Jack, daughter.
1828 16 Aprl Death of William Jack, son.
1829 31 Mrch William Jack(2), son, born.
1830 5 Jne Death of James Jack, son.
1832 8 Jan James(2) Jack, son, born.
1834 9 Oct Alexander Jack, son, born.
1835 8 Oct Jean Jack marries John Pollock in Bothwell Parish.
1839 23 Mrch Death of James Jack(2), son.
1841 7 Jne Census for Newarthill shows George Jack,ironstone
miner 55, Jean,50, Margaret 20, George 10, William 10,
Alexander 5, Alexander Stobie 5, N K 8 weeks(female).
1843 8 Oct Margaret Jack marries Wm Hawthorn in Bothwell Parish.
1844 10 Feb Death of William Jack(2), son.
1845 23 Jly Death of Jean Hill.
1847 17 Aug George Jack (son) marries Jane Cowan in Bothwell
Parish.
1848 10 Dec George Jack (father) marries Isabella Muirhead in
Bothwell Parsh.
1849 25 Jan Death of Marion Jack, daughter.
1851 31 Mrch Census for 22 Hamilton Rd Newarthill shows George
Jack, spirit dealer 67, Isabella 52, Alexander 16 iron
miner.
1855 5 Apr Death of George Jack.
1859 6 Sept Alexander Jack marries Mary Russell in Bothwell Parish.
1866 17 Sept Death of Jean Jack (Pollock), daughter, at
Cambusnethan.
1866 Omoa Iron Works closes.
1872 8 Nov Death of Janet Jack (Watson), daughter at
Cambusnethan.
1892 13 Oct Death of George Jack, son, at Wishaw.
1898 13 Oct Death of Margaret Jack (Hawthorn) at Craigneuk.
1909 3 Mrch Death of Alexander Jack, son, at Newarthill.

14 unknown LDS patron.

15 anonymous researcher in Scotland, 2005.

16 Lanarkshire, Poor Law Records, 1875, 1896.

17 Hawthorn, Mrs. Margaret, death reg. 1898.

18 inscription copied by Agnes Klinghofer, Nov, 2004.


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