Samuel Moffat McCord, 18831958 (aged 75 years)

McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
Name
Samuel Moffat McCord
Given names
Samuel Moffat
Surname
McCord
Birth April 28, 1883 54 29
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Greenburn was said to be where the Irish population settled and became known as "Little Ireland" in the early to mid 1800's.

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District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Samuel Moffat McCord born 28 Apr 1883 at 4 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat, who were married 5 Apr 1871 in Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Birth of a brotherAlexander McCord
July 21, 1885 (aged 2 years)
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District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Alexander McCord born 21Jul 1885 at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 8 Apr 1861 in Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel McCord
July 9, 1886 (aged 3 years)
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Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland or Cloneytrace, Skirry, Ireland

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Name: Samuel M'Cord Estimated birth year: abt 1801 Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1886 Death Age: 85 Registration district: Ballymena Volume: 1 Page: 59 FHL Film Number: 101593

Birth of a sisterMartha McCord
June 26, 1887 (aged 4 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Martha McCord, born 26 Jun 1887 at 4 p.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 8 Apr 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

Birth of a sisterCatherine McCord
December 27, 1888 (aged 5 years)
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District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Catherine McCord born 27 Dec 1888 0.36 a.m. at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

James McCord, born 27 Dec 1888 0.35 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Birth of a brotherJames McCord
December 27, 1888 (aged 5 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Catherine McCord born 27 Dec 1888 0.36 a.m. at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

James McCord, born 27 Dec 1888 0.35 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Death of a sisterCatherine McCord
September 19, 1889 (aged 6 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Catherine McCord, died 19 Sep 1889 at 2 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse aged 8 months Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat Cause of death bronchio pneumonia Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

Death of a half-sisterJane McCord
October 17, 1889 (aged 6 years)
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District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Jane Muir married to John Thomas Muir a coal miner died 17 Oct 1889 at 0h. 20m. a.m. at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Age 31 years Daughter of John McCord a coal miner and Jane McCord M.S. Stirling, deceased Cause of death necrosis of Femur, Amyloid Kidney, Bedsore Informant, John T. Muir father [sic], present

Birth of a brotherJohn McCord
October 14, 18909.05 p.m. (aged 7 years)
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John McCord born 14th October 1890 at 9.05 p.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat. married 8 April 1870 in Ireland Informant William McCord, father, who made his X mark

Census 1891 (aged 7 years)
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Name: Samuel McCord Age: 7 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884 Relationship: Son Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Margaret Gender: Male Where born: Fauldhouse, Linlithgow: Registration Number: 673/2 Registration district: Fauldhouse Civil Parish: Whitburn County: West Lothian Address: Greenburn Occupation: Scholar Household Members: Name Age William McCord 40 Margaret McCord 37 Maggie McCord 15 Bella McCord 13 Robert McCord 11 Willie McCord 9 Samuel McCord 7 Alexander McCord 5 Martha McCord 3 James McCord 2

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Moffat
February 16, 1891 (aged 7 years) Age: 74
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Name recorded as Moffet. Robert's will was proved at Belfast by Robert Moffet (Jr) of Cloneytrace and Alexander Crawford of Glenocum said County Farmers the Executors: date of grant - 1 Feb 1893 Effects: £204 Registry: Belfast.

Death of a paternal grandmotherJane Montgomery
April 19, 1891 (aged 7 years)
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Name: Jane M'Cord Registration district: Ballymena Record type: DEATHS Registration date - quarter and year: Apr - Jun 1891 Estimated birth year: 1802 Age: 89 Volume: i

Birth of a sisterAnnie McCord
August 12, 1892 (aged 9 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Annie McCord born 12 Aug 1892 at 4.55 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married Mar 5 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

Census March 31, 1901 (aged 17 years)
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Civil Parish of Whitburn, Parish of Fauldhouse

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At Greenburn: William McCord, head, married, 73, a retired general labourer, born Ireland Margaret McCord, wife, married, 47, born Ireland Robert McCord, son, single, [age obscured] coalminer - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse William McCord, son, single, 29, coal miner - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel McCord, son, single, 27, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Alexander McCord, son, 15, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Martha McCord, daughter, 13, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse James McCord, son, 12, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse John McCord, son, 10, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Annie McCord, daughter, [age obscured], scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel B McCord, grandson, [age obscured], born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Sarah Weir, granddaughter, [age obscured], formerly dairymaid, born Lanarkshire, Bothwell David F. Weir, great-grandson, born Lanarkshire Bothwell Samuel Davidson, single [age obscured], boarder, boal miner - hewer, born Ireland

Birth of a daughterJanet Ramsay McCord
August 12, 1906 (aged 23 years)
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informant Samuel McCord father. Registered 28 Aug 1906. Fauldhouse. D. Maxwell

Birth of a daughterMaggie Moffat McCord
June 12, 190811.45 a.m. (aged 25 years)
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District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Maggie Moffat McCord born 12 Jun 1908 11h. 45. a.m. Greenburn, District of Fauldhouse Daughter of Samuel McCord a coal miner and Marion McCord M.S. Knight, married 3 Nov 1906, Kilsyth Informant Samuel Moffat McCord, father

Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes Nancy Currie
March 17, 1909 (aged 25 years) Age: 92
Birth of a daughterMarion McCord
October 1909 (aged 26 years)
Birth of a daughterAgnes McCord
February 29, 1912 (aged 28 years)
Emigration August 2, 1912 (aged 29 years)
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Departed 2 Aug 1912 from London on the steamship 'Orsova' (passenger no. 957). The Orsova's official number was 128278, and it's master was J. F. Healey. The Orsova was from the Orient line. It was bound for Australia. It carried 14095 square feet, it's registered tonnage was 683 and there were 957 passengers aboard on that voyage. Samuel was described as a miner.

Birth of a sonSamuel McCord
December 13, 1914 (aged 31 years)
Birth of a daughterIvy May McCord
January 12, 1917 (aged 33 years)
Death of a motherMargaret M. Moffat
March 22, 1919 (aged 35 years)
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Margaret McCord, married to William McCord coal miner. Cause of death Carcinoma Uteri Exhaustion. Father Robert Moffat (deceased) farmer, mother Agnes Moffat nee Currie? deceased. Certified by Robert Gilchrist M.B. Ch. B. James Hair cousin (Post Office Fauldhouse) informant. Registered at Fauldhouse Mar 29 1819 by J. Reyner.

Death of a fatherWilliam McCord
July 17, 1919 (aged 36 years)
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William McCord coal miner retired, widowed, 91 years. Father Samuel McCord farm labourer (deceased). Mother J-e McCord Nee Montgomery (deceased). Certified by Robert Gilchrist M.B. Ch. B. Robert McCord, son, informant. Registered 18 July 1919 at Fauldhouse. J. Reyner Registrar. Cause of death senile decay

Birth of a sonRaymond J McCord
March 28, 1920 (aged 36 years)
Birth of a sonJohn McCord
February 24, 1923 (aged 39 years)
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No 1923/209 Born Regent Street Cessnock 24 Feb 1923 son of Samuel Moffat McCord and Marion Knight.

Birth of a daughterMaria McCord
1926 (aged 42 years)
Residence 1930 (aged 46 years)
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Samuel was described as a mine deputy.

Residence 1936 (aged 52 years)
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Samuel was described as a fruiterer. On 13 Nov 1934, the Sydney Morning Herald noted a bankrputcy proceeding; 'IN BANKRUPTCY ... VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. Samuel Moffat McCord, Boomerang-street, Cessnock, fruiterer.'

Death of a sisterAgnes McCord
July 7, 1941 (aged 58 years)
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Cardiac Failure (? years), Post-operative pulmonary congestion (3 days), Strangulated Femoral Hernia (7 days). At the Royal Infirmary. Age: 69 Agnes Davidson widow of William Davidson general labourer. Usual residence Main Street Longridge. Father William McCord deceased, mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat deceased. Certified by J. B. Binns. Informant William Davidson son, 6 Northfield Crescent, Longridge. Registered 8 July 1941 V. Kennedy assistant Registrar.

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West Lothian Courier - Friday 18 July 1941

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DAVIDSON - At Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, on 7th July 1941, Agnes McCord, wife of the late William Davidson, Longridge.

Death of a brotherWilliam McCord
November 29, 1947 (aged 64 years)
Cause: Cerebral Thrombosis
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Died age 66, William McCord coal miner (retired) married to Williamina Farrar. Father William McCord labourer (deceased), mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat (deceased). Certified by P. Franser M.B. Ch. B. Informant Joseph McCord son of Blackfaulds, Fauldhouse. Registered Nov 28 1947 at Fauldhouse, William Russell Registrar.

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West Lothian Courier - Friday 06 February 1959

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MCCORD - In loving memory of our dear mother and grandmother, Williamina McCord, who died 13th February 1958; also our dear dad William McCord died November 1947. A face that is ever before us, A voice that we cannot forget, A smile that will live forever, In our memories we see you yet. Inserted by family and grandchildren

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West Lothian Courier - Friday 05 December 1947

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McCORD. - At Rowantree Cottages Greenburn, Fauldhouse, on 29th November 1947, William McCord, in his 67th year, beloved husband of Williamina Farrar. Always thoughtful, always kind, treasured memories left behind.

Death of a sisterMargaret Henderson McCord
April 15, 1950 (aged 66 years)
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Age: 74 Margaret Henderson McCord married to Peter Caldwell coal miner retired. Father William McCord deceased. Mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat. Certified by W. B. Nelson M.B. Ch. B. Peter Caldwell widower present. Registered April 15 1950 at Fauldhouse. William Russell Registrar. Chronic Myocarditis, Chronic Bronchitis

Death of a sisterIsabella McCord
August 11, 1950 (aged 67 years)
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Age:73 Widow of Bernhard Jansen glass blower. Father William McCord general labourer (deceased) mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat (deceased). Seen after death by Douglas Kerr MB. Informant Eric Jansen son 16 Kings Road Portobello. Registered Edinburgh 14 Aug 1950 Frank Gray Assistant registrar. Died at 10 Kings Road, Cause of death apparently hyperpiesia.

Death of a wifeMarion Macfarlane Knight
August 14, 1953 (aged 70 years)
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Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder Tue 18 Aug 1953 p. 3

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Obituary. MRS. M. McCORD. After an illness of only two days, Mrs. Marion McFarland McCord, passed away at the Cessnock Hospital on Friday night. Mrs. McCord who was 67 years of age was an old identity of the Cessnock district. She is survived by her husband and a large adult family, most of whom are well-known Cessnock residents. The funeral moved from her late residence in Boomerang-street for the Beresford Crematorium yesterday afternoon. The Rev. Pullen officiated.

Burial of a wifeMarion Macfarlane Knight
August 17, 1953 (aged 70 years)
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Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Sat 15 Aug 1953 Page 2

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McCORD. - The Relatives and Friends of Mr. SAMUEL McCORD. SEN. and FAMILIES of Boomerang Street, Cessnock are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his dearly lived Wife and their Mother Mother-in-law and Grand mother, MARION McCORD. for further particulars see Monday's 'Herald." - C. R. SMYTHE & SONS Funeral Directors.

Occupation
Tourist
1954 (aged 70 years)
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Samuel arrived back in NSW aboard the ship 'Strathmore' on 20 Sep 1954. The indent described him as of British nationality, widowed and retired, country of last permanent residence Australia.

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Samuel sent an aerogramme to his daughter Ivy: Mrs Len Purnell 4 Henry Street Belmont New South Wales Australia from: S.M. McCord 107 Barton Terrace Fauldhouse West Lothian Scotland Well Ivy just a line to let you know that I received your letter and was glad to hear that you were all well as this leaves me the same at present sorry to hear you had another absess you want to look after your blood I am sorry I never gave you my adress but I just forgot you were asking in your letter if there was anyone at the Boat well I was lucky. I got to know somebody on the boat that had friends in London. They met us at Tillbury? an took us up to London by car they also got me into the hotel they were staying at I stayed one night there I went to Australia House? the next day to fix up about my pension and absent vote I came to Botton? the next day by train just to keep by friend company. I stayed at a hotel and left by buss the next morning at 9.15 I got a buss to Preston where I had a stop for an hour when I got another buss to Edinburgh I arrived at 9.30 pm and got home to Marthas at 12.15. They were in bed but they were pleased to see me we got to bed about 2 in the morning very tired when I got up and in the morning I saw snow for the first time in 43 years. It has been very cold since I came here. I have only had three mild days since I came here and I have been here for six weeks but I am getting used to. I am still enjoying myself very much. I have been to * ours all over Scotland as well as being in Glasgow since and I go to Edinburgh every week. I have that many relatives here I can't remember them all but they have all been very kind to me. Martha looks after me just like you do your baby. She is great. I am bringing her home with me we are sailing on the 24 August on the same boat as I came here with P&O Strathmon? I will be home some time October I have had word last week that Marie is back in New Guinea. She has rented her house to a Policeman at 4 pound a week but she says she will be back for Christmas I hope she is getting on all right. I had a letter from Sam this morning He was telling me that the carrots and parsley is good they have been taking it to the shop I won't be too long before I get back to look after it again. I do quite a lot of walking to keep me fit. I have seen all my three brothers five sisters and when I have had a few more * I will be quite pleased to come home. I could never stay here again the * and * is very nice but the weather is dreadful you get one good day every week so that don't smile Ivy I am bringing home a lot of different seed that I have never seen at home if they will grow I think I have given you all the news at present so I will say cheery OH to you all hoping to hear from you again yours sincerely Dad XXX Tell Jeffrey I was asking for him.

Death of a sisterAnnie McCord
June 13, 1955 (aged 72 years)
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At 66 Barton Terrace Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland Annie McBride married to John McBride coal miner, storekeeper. Father William McCord labourer (decesased). Mother Margaret McCord (deceased). Certified by W. B. Nelson M.B. Ch. B. John Sim son-in-law 5 Braeside Terrace Fauldhouse present. Registered 13 June at Fauldhouse. William Russell Registrar. Cause of death Cerebral Thrombosis.

Marriage of a childSamuel McCordNona May SmithView this family
May 12, 1956 (aged 73 years)
Address: Hamilton New South Wales Australia
Shared note:

Husband's age at marriage:40 Wife's age at marriage:36 Samuel was described as a storekeeper, born in Neath, New South Wales and living at 11 Boomerang Street, Cessnock. Nona was described as a widow, domestic duties of 2 Harris Street, Cessnock. Rites according to the Church of England.

Death of a brotherRobert McCord
January 11, 1957 (aged 73 years)
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At 45 Greenwell Street. Robert McCord Retired coal miner of 77 years and widower of Mary Jane Alexander. Usual residence Rowantree Cottage Greenburn, Fauldhouse. Father William McCord deceased. Mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat deceased. John Hamilton son in law, 8 Rashiehill Crescent Breich, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland present. Registered 11 January 1957 Fauldhouse by Alexander Stern. Chronic Myocarditis Pneumoconiasis as certified by P. Fraser MB CLB.

Death of a sisterMartha McCord
1957 (aged 73 years)
Burial of a sisterMartha McCord
June 25, 1957 (aged 74 years)
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McMASTER Martha Funeral notice 25 JUN 1957 Funeral Newcastle Herald 25 JUN 1957

Death May 8, 1958 (aged 75 years)
Cause of death: Coronary occlusion, coronary sclerosis, diabetes mellitus
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Notice in newspaper: The relatives and friends of the late Mr. SAMUEL M. MCCORD, are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, to move from his late residence 11 Boomerang Street Cessnock, to-morrow, Saturday morning, after service commencing at 9.30 o'clock for the Beresfield Crematorium. C.R. SMYTH & SON Undertakers Frank Lackey, Presbyterian Minister

Family with parents
father
18281919
Birth: July 17, 1828 27 26Rathkenny, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: July 17, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
mother
18541919
Birth: about 1854 37 37Ballymena, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: March 22, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Marriage
Marriage: April 8, 1871Kirkinriola, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
11 months
elder sister
McCord, Agnes (1872-1941)
18721941
Birth: March 11, 1872 43 18Broughshane, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland
Death: July 7, 1941Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
elder sister
18751950
Birth: June 11, 1875 46 21Levenseat, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: April 15, 1950Store Brae, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
elder sister
18771950
Birth: May 17, 1877 48 23Levenseat, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 11, 1950Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
elder brother
McCord, Robert (1879-1957)
18791957
Birth: September 20, 1879 51 25Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: January 11, 1957Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
21 months
elder brother
McCord, William (1881-1947)
18811947
Birth: June 20, 1881 52 27Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: November 29, 1947Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
23 months
himself
McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
18831958
Birth: April 28, 1883 54 29Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: May 8, 1958Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18851960
Birth: July 21, 1885 57 31Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1960Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
2 years
younger sister
18871957
Birth: June 26, 1887 58 33Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1957Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
younger sister
18881889
Birth: December 27, 1888 60 34Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 19, 1889Fauldhouse, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
0 months
younger brother
18881961
Birth: December 27, 1888 60 34Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1961Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
22 months
younger brother
McCord, John (1890-1972)
18901972
Birth: October 14, 1890 62 36Greenburn, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: March 21, 1972Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
22 months
younger sister
18921955
Birth: August 12, 1892 64 38Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 13, 1955Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Father’s family with Jane Stirling
father
18281919
Birth: July 17, 1828 27 26Rathkenny, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: July 17, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
step-mother
18281865
Birth: about 1828Ireland
Death: about 1865Ireland
Marriage
Marriage: October 28, 1854Newtown Crommelin, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2 years
half-sister
18561881
Birth: about 1856 27 28Ireland
Death: November 4, 1881Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
half-sister
18581889
Birth: about 1858 29 30
Death: October 17, 1889Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Family with Marion Macfarlane Knight
himself
McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
18831958
Birth: April 28, 1883 54 29Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: May 8, 1958Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
wife
Knight, Marion McFarlane (1886-1953)
18861953
Birth: July 27, 1886 39 35Fauldhouse, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 14, 1953Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
McCord, Janet Ramsay (Nettie) (1906-)
1906
Birth: August 12, 1906 23 20Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
McCord, Margaret Moffat (1909-2002)
19082002
Birth: June 12, 1908 25 21Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 13, 2002New South Wales, Australia
17 months
daughter
McCord, Marion (1909-1911)
19091911
Birth: October 1909 26 23Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: August 20, 1911Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
2 years
daughter
McCord, Agnes (1912-1975)
19121975
Birth: February 29, 1912 28 25Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: June 6, 1975Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
McCord, Samuel (1914-1983)
19141983
Birth: December 13, 1914 31 28Neath, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 26, 1983Newcastle, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
McCord, Ivy May (1917-1990)
19171990
Birth: January 12, 1917 33 30Neath, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 20, 1990Mosman, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
McCord, Raymond J. (1920-1998)
19201998
Birth: March 28, 1920 36 33Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 12, 1998
3 years
son
19232006
Birth: February 24, 1923 39 36Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 30, 2006Grafton, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
McCord, Maria (1926-2002)
19262004
Birth: 1926 42 39Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: before April 13, 2004Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
BirthPurnell, Marion (editor)
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Greenburn was said to be where the Irish population settled and became known as "Little Ireland" in the early to mid 1800's.

BirthGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Births [Database Online]
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District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

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Samuel Moffat McCord born 28 Apr 1883 at 4 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat, who were married 5 Apr 1871 in Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

CensusAncestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census (5/6 Apr) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.
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Name: Samuel McCord Age: 7 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884 Relationship: Son Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Margaret Gender: Male Where born: Fauldhouse, Linlithgow: Registration Number: 673/2 Registration district: Fauldhouse Civil Parish: Whitburn County: West Lothian Address: Greenburn Occupation: Scholar Household Members: Name Age William McCord 40 Margaret McCord 37 Maggie McCord 15 Bella McCord 13 Robert McCord 11 Willie McCord 9 Samuel McCord 7 Alexander McCord 5 Martha McCord 3 James McCord 2

CensusGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Census 1901 [Database Online]
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Civil Parish of Whitburn, Parish of Fauldhouse

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At Greenburn: William McCord, head, married, 73, a retired general labourer, born Ireland Margaret McCord, wife, married, 47, born Ireland Robert McCord, son, single, [age obscured] coalminer - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse William McCord, son, single, 29, coal miner - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel McCord, son, single, 27, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Alexander McCord, son, 15, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Martha McCord, daughter, 13, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse James McCord, son, 12, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse John McCord, son, 10, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Annie McCord, daughter, [age obscured], scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel B McCord, grandson, [age obscured], born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Sarah Weir, granddaughter, [age obscured], formerly dairymaid, born Lanarkshire, Bothwell David F. Weir, great-grandson, born Lanarkshire Bothwell Samuel Davidson, single [age obscured], boarder, boal miner - hewer, born Ireland

EmigrationWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
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Departed 2 Aug 1912 from London on the steamship 'Orsova' (passenger no. 957). The Orsova's official number was 128278, and it's master was J. F. Healey. The Orsova was from the Orient line. It was bound for Australia. It carried 14095 square feet, it's registered tonnage was 683 and there were 957 passengers aboard on that voyage. Samuel was described as a miner.

ResidenceWebsite - www.ancestry.com. Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954 [database on-line].
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Samuel was described as a mine deputy.

ResidenceWebsite - New South Wales Electoral Role 1936
OccupationWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
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Samuel arrived back in NSW aboard the ship 'Strathmore' on 20 Sep 1954. The indent described him as of British nationality, widowed and retired, country of last permanent residence Australia.

OccupationPurnell, Marion (editor)
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Samuel sent an aerogramme to his daughter Ivy: Mrs Len Purnell 4 Henry Street Belmont New South Wales Australia from: S.M. McCord 107 Barton Terrace Fauldhouse West Lothian Scotland Well Ivy just a line to let you know that I received your letter and was glad to hear that you were all well as this leaves me the same at present sorry to hear you had another absess you want to look after your blood I am sorry I never gave you my adress but I just forgot you were asking in your letter if there was anyone at the Boat well I was lucky. I got to know somebody on the boat that had friends in London. They met us at Tillbury? an took us up to London by car they also got me into the hotel they were staying at I stayed one night there I went to Australia House? the next day to fix up about my pension and absent vote I came to Botton? the next day by train just to keep by friend company. I stayed at a hotel and left by buss the next morning at 9.15 I got a buss to Preston where I had a stop for an hour when I got another buss to Edinburgh I arrived at 9.30 pm and got home to Marthas at 12.15. They were in bed but they were pleased to see me we got to bed about 2 in the morning very tired when I got up and in the morning I saw snow for the first time in 43 years. It has been very cold since I came here. I have only had three mild days since I came here and I have been here for six weeks but I am getting used to. I am still enjoying myself very much. I have been to * ours all over Scotland as well as being in Glasgow since and I go to Edinburgh every week. I have that many relatives here I can't remember them all but they have all been very kind to me. Martha looks after me just like you do your baby. She is great. I am bringing her home with me we are sailing on the 24 August on the same boat as I came here with P&O Strathmon? I will be home some time October I have had word last week that Marie is back in New Guinea. She has rented her house to a Policeman at 4 pound a week but she says she will be back for Christmas I hope she is getting on all right. I had a letter from Sam this morning He was telling me that the carrots and parsley is good they have been taking it to the shop I won't be too long before I get back to look after it again. I do quite a lot of walking to keep me fit. I have seen all my three brothers five sisters and when I have had a few more * I will be quite pleased to come home. I could never stay here again the * and * is very nice but the weather is dreadful you get one good day every week so that don't smile Ivy I am bringing home a lot of different seed that I have never seen at home if they will grow I think I have given you all the news at present so I will say cheery OH to you all hoping to hear from you again yours sincerely Dad XXX Tell Jeffrey I was asking for him.

Residence

Samuel was described as a fruiterer. On 13 Nov 1934, the Sydney Morning Herald noted a bankrputcy proceeding; 'IN BANKRUPTCY ... VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. Samuel Moffat McCord, Boomerang-street, Cessnock, fruiterer.'

Death

Notice in newspaper: The relatives and friends of the late Mr. SAMUEL M. MCCORD, are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, to move from his late residence 11 Boomerang Street Cessnock, to-morrow, Saturday morning, after service commencing at 9.30 o'clock for the Beresfield Crematorium. C.R. SMYTH & SON Undertakers Frank Lackey, Presbyterian Minister