Jessie Isabella Wood

F, #6665, b. 1899, d. 11 April 1919
     Jessie Isabella Wood was born in 1899 at Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Wood and Jessie Imlach. Her family was known by the tee-name of "King".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Jessie Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Hellen Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; Maggie Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; Jessie B Wood, daughter.1
Jessie Isabella Wood was a fishergirl. Jessie died on 11 April 1919 at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.2,3,4 She was buried after 11 April 1919 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4


  1. [S5550] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie B Wood, daughter, female, age 1, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 60 Portknockie."
  2. [S9004] Jessie Isabella Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Isabella Wood, Fishergirl (Single), died 1919, April Eleventh 11h 30m A.M. at 60 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 19 years, Father: John Wood "King" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jessie Wood M.S. Imlach, Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis, As Cert. by J. Geddes Smith M.B.C.M., Informant: Alexander Wood, Brother, 424 Portknockie, Registered: 1919, April 11th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S5374] Also Helen Wood, John Wood, Jessie Isabella Wood, John Wood Pirie and Mary Anne Pirie John Wood and Jessie Wood (née Imlach), Monumental inscription, "Erected by JESSIE WOOD in loving memory of her husband JOHN WOOD who died 5th June 1917 aged 59.
    Also their family, HELEN died 5th June 1909 aged 22, JOHN died 17th May 1916 aged 18, JESSIE BELLA died 11th April 1919 aged 19, JOHN died in infancy.
    And the above JESSIE WOOD died 12th Sept. 1931 aged 69.
    Also their grandchildren, JOHN died in infancy and MARY ANNE died 19th July 1955 aged 38.
    Thy Will Be Done."