Notes for - Alexander MacCormick c. 1826.


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Alexander MacCormick was the sixth son of Angus MacCormick 1785, and Mary McLucais.

(The following info. is courtesy of S.Z. and Ja.M. via C.M.)

Alexander was baptized 1 October 1826 Suie, Argyll, Scotland; died 1907 Durham, Grey Co., Ontario. He married at Argyll, Scotland, Isabella McLean born 1833 in Argyll, Scotland and died 1915 Durham, Grey, Ontario.

Children of Alexander and Isabella McLean:

i. Archibald McCormick born Grey Co., Ontario; married Catherine Berg; married 2nd Pearl Wilson born 1880 died 1970.
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ii. Catherine McCormick, born 1874 Grey Co., Ontario; married Neil Sinclair 1880-1946 and died 1950 Grey Co., Ontario. Catherine is buried St. Peter's R.C. Cemetery, Bentinck Township, Grey Co., Ontario.

iii. Donald McCormick, born Grey Co., Ontario.

iv. Elizabeth McCormick, born 1863 Grey Co., Ontario; died 1950 Grey Co., Ontario.

v. Alexander McCormick, born 1858 Grey Co., Ontario; married Elizabeth McIntosh; died 1928 Grey Co., Ontario and buried at Rocky Pioneer Cemetery, Bentinck Township, Grey Co., Ontario.

vi. Angus McCormick, born 1860 Grey Co., Ontario; died 1940 Durham, Grey Co., Ontario and is buried at Rocky Pioneer Cemetery, Bentinck Township, Grey Co., Ontario.

vii. Charles McCormick, born 1868 Grey Co., Ontario; died 1941 Durham, Grey Co., Ontario and is buried Rocky Pioneer Cemetery, Bentinck Township, Grey Co., Ontario.

viii. Hugh McCormick, born 1862 Grey Co., Ontario; died 1919 Grey Co., Ontario and is buried at Pioneer Cemetery, Bentinck Township, Grey Co., Ontario.

Records / Sources

Record of marriage of Angus McCormick and Mary McLucais and records of baptisms for Hugh 1815, John 1816, Donald 1818, Archibald 1823, Alexander 1826, Janet 1829, Archibald 1832 are all from Kilfinichen Parish Church Records, film #1041078 Parish #542 of Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Children not included in the OPR's as children of Angus and Mary McCormick are Hugh born c 1821, Mary born c 1826 and Flora born c 1832. These three are listed in the 1841 census in the household of Angus McCormick and they have been accounted for in Ontario, Canada.

1841 Census
Angus McCormick, age 56, Agriculture Laborer, born Scotland.
Mary McCormick, age 50, born Scotland
Hugh McCormick, age 18, born Scotland
Mary McCormick, age 15, born Scotland
Flora McCormick, age 12, born Scotland
Archibald McCormick, age 9, born Scotland.

Various Grey Co., Ontario Census Records 1841 - 1901

Other research done by S.Z., Ontario, Canada and Ja.M., Ohio, USA.

Angus was named as a shoemaker in the baptism record of their first son Hugh.

Donald McCormick 1818 and Alexander McCormick 1826 emigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1843.

Mary McLucais, Archibald, Hugh, John and two their sisters (believed to be Mary and Flora) emigrated in 1846 to Canada from Scotland.