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William McWilliam1

M, #15672, b. 24 December 1835, d. 16 January 1899
Last Edited: 11 Sep 2018

Parents:

Father*: William McWilliam1 b. 5 May 1805, d. 16 Jan 1886
Mother*: Barbara Newall1 b. 5 May 1809, d. 22 Jul 1853
  • Birth*: William McWilliam was born on 24 December 1835 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • He was the son of William McWilliam and Barbara Newall.1
  • Baptism: William McWilliam was baptised on 14 January 1836 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, .1
  • Marriage*: He married Jane Sommerville on Friday, 22 March 1861 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William McWilliam died on 16 January 1899 at 10 West Netherton Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, , at age 63.4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected by Jane Sommerville after 16 January 1899 at St Nicholas Churchyard, Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, . Inscription reads Er by Jeanie Sommerville in memory of her husband William McWilliam b 24 Dec 1835 d 16 Jan 1899; and their daus Barbara b 7 Feb 1870 s 19 Apr 1873; Jassie b 14 Oct 1878 d 2 Aug 1879; the above Jeannie Sommerville d 4 Dec 1913 aged 76
    'Asleep in Jesus.2'

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household6 June 1841William McWilliam was listed along with William McWilliam and Barbara Newall in the 1841 census at Prestwick Proper, Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William McWilliam Male 35 1806 cotton handloom weaver Ireland; Barbara McWilliam Female 30 1811 Scotland
others listed on this sheet:
Samuel     Porter     Male     27     1814 cotton hlw     Ayrshire, Scotland
Elizabeth     Porter     Female     30     1811     Ayrshire, Scotland
James     Porter     Male     3     1838     Ayrshire, Scotland
Isabella     Porter     Female     0     1841     Ayrshire, Scotland
William     Quail     Male     80     1761     cotton hlw Ireland; William McWilliam Male 5 1836 Ayrshire, Scotland.5
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of William McWilliam and Barbara Newall in the 1851 census at West Side of Village, Kirk Street, Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William McWilliam Son Unmarried Male 15 1836 Hand Loom Weaver Cotton, Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland; William McWilliam Head Married Male 45 1806 Hand Loom Weaver (Cotton) Ireland; Barbara McWilliam Wife Married Female 41 1810 Weavers Wife Lanarkshire, Scotland.6
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Jane Sommerville in the 1861 census at Smithy Row, Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William McWilliam Head Married Male 25 1836 Cotton Weaver Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland; Jane McWilliam Wife Married Female 23 1838 Pirn Winder Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland.7
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Sommerville in the 1871 census at 24 Hill Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William McWilliam Head Married Male 35 1836 Railway Porter Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland; Jane S McWilliam Wife Married Female 33 1838 - Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland; also in the household were Mary McWilliam, Jane McWilliam, William McWilliam, Robert McWilliam and Barbara McWilliam.8
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Sommerville in the 1881 census at 37 Campbell Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William McWilliam Head Married Male 45 1836 Labourer At Meter Work Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland
Jane McWilliam Wife Married Female 43 1838 Labourer's Wife Prestwick, Ayrshire,
Scotland; also in the household were Jane McWilliam, William McWilliam, Robert McWilliam and Catherine McWilliam.9

Family:

Jane Sommerville b. c Dec 1837, d. 4 Dec 1913
  • Marriage*: William McWilliam married Jane Sommerville on Friday, 22 March 1861 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, .3

Children:

Mary McWilliam8 b. 1862
Jane McWilliam8 b. 1863
William McWilliam10 b. 1865
Robert McWilliam8 b. 1868
Barbara McWilliam8 b. 1870, d. 19 Apr 1873
Catherine McWilliam9 b. 1873
Jessie McWilliam2 b. 14 Oct 1878, d. 2 Aug 1879

Citations

  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950 URL of this page: h;ps://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=R_685381495 [Sept 2018].
  2. [S44] Monumental inscription (St Nicholas, Prestwick, Ayrshire) No 66 page 9.
  3. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org /ark:/61903/1:1:XT2X-VQ5 : 10 February 2018), William Mcwilliam and Jane Somerville, 22 Mar 1861; citing Monkton,Ayr,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516. [Sept 2018]
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Death 1899 Kilmarnock 597/ 25 image held [Sep 2018].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census Prestwick Proper, Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland URL of this page: h0ps://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id= GBC/1841/0016893998 [Sept 2018].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census West Side of Village, Kirk Street, Monkton, Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland URL of this page: https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id= GBC/18 51/0021328404 [Sept 2018].
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census Smithy Row, Monkton, Monkton & Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland URL of this page: h0ps://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id= GBC/1861/0022875728 [Sept 2018].
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census 24, Hill Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, ScotlandURL of this page: h0ps://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id= GBC/1871/0026038061 [Sept 2018].
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census 37, Campbell Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland URL of this page: h0ps://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id= GBC/1881/0029874497 [Sept 2018].
  10. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950 URL of this page: h;ps://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id= R_688654286 [Sept 2018].