Middle - Row 12 - 13 - Smeaton/Younger/Moor/Martin

Transcription

Erected by JAMES SMEATON Coldstream in memory of JANE his daughter who died 9 April 1838 aged 6 months. The above JAMES SMEATON died 27 May 1848 aged 44 years. Also MARY YOUNGER his wife died 5 May 1876  aged 63 years. Also JANE SMEATON wife of JAMES MOOR died 8 April 1873 aged 33 years. Also MARY his daughter died 16 February 1878 aged 43 years. Also WILLIAM MARTIN died 23 November 1877 aged 26 years (son of WILLIAM MARTIN and MARY YOUNGER or SMEATON per D/Register). Also JOHN his son who died 26 February 1884 aged 41 years. Blessed are they that die in the Lord. (On the rear) In memory of JOHN SMEATON who died 2 July 1824 aged 18 years.

Commentary

James Smeaton and wife Mary lived on New Street South Side, Coldstream with daughters Mary and Jane.  James was a Baker.  In 1851 widowed Mary had married William Martin, also a Baker in Market Place.  Daughters Mary and Jane along with son John Smeaton as well as young son William Martin lived with them.