Jane McWilliam JACK (née PATERSON) [1862-1938] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Jane McWilliam JACK (née PATERSON) [1862-1938]

Jane McWilliam
Birthplace (town, state): 
Portsoy Fordyce
Birthplace (country): 


Scotland's People Jane McWilliam Paterson born 1862 Portsoy Fordyce Scotland

There are no other recorded births of someone in the same name and on the 1871 Census Portsoy Jane Mc William Paterson is living with her  family aged 9

After that her "age " seems to vary on various passenger lists and records.

Marriage to William Charles Jack  31 March 1886 in Hong Kong

Names of children taken from Passenger Lists Gwulo and POW lists

May Jack 1887 - 1926 Married 1. Ralph S Milln 2. Kenneth Kingsley Staple

William C Jack 13 December 1888- 9 April 1967 Emigrated to US 1909 Naturalised US 15 November 1919 Portland Oregon

Jeannie Jack abt 1889- 1907 age at death eighteen

Laura Jack  born 21 June 1891 China  married Guy Waters Crum -  Died 17 January 1980 Los Angeles California 

Archibald Bradshaw Jack 1893 - 1898  died Portsoy aged 5 (Scotlands People) 

James Mackenzie Jack  29 January 1895 China - 1944 Japan

James Mckenzie Jack B.Sc (Swansea 1919 - 1924) 1924 BSc (Eng)) Messrs W C Jack Electrical Engineers 

POW records HKVDC Regmtl Sergeant Major father William C Jack mother Jeanne McWilliam (sic) died 15 Septmber 1944 beri beri acute peritonitis

Jessie Jack born 12 October 1897 Portsoy Scotland married Robert Speirs Logan 1939 Census  b 12 October 1897 17 Marine Parade Hove Sussex living on own means

Lawrence Jack 29 July 1900 HKVDC POW Laurence (sic) Jack

George Jack abt 1901 (US Census 1910 his age is 9)


Death  of Jane McWilliam Jack 8 July 1938 in Portland Oregon (where her brother and sister in law lived) Buried in Riverview Cemetery Portland Oregon.

Memorial Mother of William, Laura (Crum), Jessie Logan),  James, Lawrence and George. Sister of Margaret Bradshaw.

[May, Archibald and Jeannie died before their mother]


Passenger List 20 May 1909 Hong Kong to Seattle Jane McWilliam Jack 41, Laura Jack 17, Jessie Jack 10, Lawrence Jack 7, George Jack 4

US Border Crossing List 29 May 1906Miss Jane Jack age 17 (dob abt 1889) permanent residence Hong Kong travelled to visist her aunt Mrs J A Paterson (sister in law  of Jane McWilliam Paterson wife of William Charles Jack)

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130547001/jane-mcwilliam-jack age 18 years [dob abt 1887]

There is a reference to the 1907 death in the St John's burial records of a Jeannie McWilliam Jack   on 12 November 1907