William Alexander  Cormack

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for William Alexander Cormack

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This is William Alexander Cormack's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for William Alexander's genealogy below.

* William Alexander  Cormack
William Alexander Cormack
18 Jan 1922 - 4 Feb 2005

Brother of Jackie Cormack, [private brother (1910s - unknown)] and [private sister (1910s - unknown)]

Husband of Mary (Jackson) Cormack

Father of William Robert Cormack, [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1950s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1950s - unknown)]

William Cormack ancestors
22 Apr 1881 - 1944
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
Edward McKay Cormack ancestors
13 May 1844 -
Canisbay, Caithness, Scotland
* Alexander Cormack ancestors
1796 - 11 Mar 1879
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
* James Cormack ancestors
1772 -
* Isabella Rosie ancestors
1772 -
* Ann Nicolson ancestors
30 Jan 1802 - 18 May 1873
Slickly, Caithness, Scotland
* David Nicolson more treemore tree ancestors
1766 - 1847
* Helen Barnie more treemore tree ancestors
1764 - 1847
Helen Smith ancestors
1846 - 1928
* [Smith great-grandfather?] *
* [Smith great-grandmother?] *
Isabella Lauder ancestors
1880 -
Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
Charles Lauder ancestors
* Robert Lauder ancestors
* [Lauder g-g-grandfather?]
* [Lauder g-g-grandmother?]
* Isabella Scott ancestors
* [Scott g-g-grandfather?]
* [Scott g-g-grandmother?]
Susan White ancestors
1846 -
* Andrew White ancestors
1802 -
* [White g-g-grandfather?]
* [White g-g-grandmother?]
* Janet Levy ancestors
15 Sep 1809 -
* [Levy g-g-grandfather?]
* [Levy g-g-grandmother?]

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in William Alexander's family history.


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for William Alexander Cormack ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of William Alexander along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand William Alexander's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom William Alexander gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for William Alexander's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited William Alexander's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in William Alexander's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between William Alexander and Kevin Bacon? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Images of William Alexander photos
Here are photographs and source images for William Alexander. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

Index of Cormacks
This page shows all the Cormacks on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond William Alexander. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Cormack DNA Connections and CORMACK G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Unknown.
      Marriage: Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of William Alexander
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see William Alexander's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at https://www.WikiTree.com/wiki/Cormack-79 where Cormack-79 is William Alexander's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Cormack-79 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between William Alexander and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for William Alexander on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Cormack-79/4 into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of William Alexander's family names. Many members share its URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Cormack-79/10 via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow William Alexander's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to William Alexander's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
William Alexander's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about William Alexander or have a Cormack family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Cormack surname index, etc. The green dot for William Alexander indicates that his profile is Public. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of William Alexander's DNA
If William Alexander's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of William Alexander's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on William Alexander's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit William Alexander's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in William Alexander and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to William Alexander.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding William Alexander's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about William Alexander
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about William Alexander and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just William Alexander's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
William Alexander's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in William Alexander. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit William Alexander's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

E-Card for William Alexander
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of William Alexander or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Privacy Take-Down Request Form
If you are William Alexander or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing William Alexander's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a family member or descendant please join the Trusted List. This will you give you full access to view, follow, and edit William Alexander's information on WikiTree. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about William Alexander, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.