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William Kinnear

M, #12, b. 26 May 1805, d. 6 November 1859
  • Occupation*: William was Handloom Weaver, Letham.
  • Birth*: He was born on 26 May 1805 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1805 May, Thomas Kinnear in Drummitermond and Margaret Hill his spouse had a child baptised named William. Born the 26th.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Kinnear and Margaret Hill.
  • Partners*: William Kinnear and Catherine Wilkie were Partners in 1829.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Kinnear married Janet Stirling, daughter of David Stirling and Jean Simson, on 8 November 1832 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1832 8th November, William Kinnear and Janet Sterling both in this parish in Drummetermont proclaimed in order to be married.2
  • (Witness) Burial: William Kinnear witnessed the burial of David Kinnear on 7 December 1849 at Dunnichen Kirkyard, Forfarshire, Scotland; William Kinnear had a child interred 5 range from the last dyke 22 feet north from Muirdoch Monument and on the right side of Jane Kinnear its Aunt - aged 5 years, residence Letham.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Kinnear died on 6 November 1859 at Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 54 1859 deaths in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar, ref 34; Kinnear William weaver married; 1859 November sixth 0h 50m am Letham; male aged 53 years; parents Thomas Kinnear crofter (deceased) & Margaret Kinnear maiden name Hill (deceased); pneumonia 10 days as certified by Charles Hunter surgeon Forfar who saw deceased November 2nd; buried churchyard of Dunnichen as certified by David Smith sexton; W Ramsay [...] neighbour not present; registered 1859 November 7th at Letham Thomas Macbeth registrar.
  • Burial*: He was buried after 6 November 1859 at Churchyard of Dunnichen, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; from death cert.
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Janet Stirling died on 13 February 1884 at 17 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1884 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 33; Janet Kinnear widow of William Kinnear weaver; 1884 February thirteenth 8h 15m am 17 New Road Forfar, female 72 years; parents David Stirling linen weaver (dec) and Jane Stirling ms Samson (dec); cause diabetes, years, as certified by Jno Cable LRCP; informant Margaret Adamson daugter present 17 New Road Forfar; reg 1884 February 14th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.

Census Events

Principal6 June 1841William Kinnear and Janet Stirling appeared in the 1841 census at Heyman Street, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Kinnear, head, 35, Linen Hand Loom Weaver, Angus; Janet Kinnear, 25, winder, Angus.4
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Janet Stirling in the 1851 census at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Kinnear, head, mar, 45, hand loom weaver (lin) Dunnichen; Janet Kinnear, wife, mar, 39, yarn winder, Dunnichen; also in the household were Jean Kinnear, Mary Kinnear, William Kinnear, James Stirling Kinnear and Alexander Saddler Kinnear.5
Last Edited: 1 Mar 2018

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Kinnear b. 3 Sep 1764, d. b 6 Jun 1841
Mother*: Margaret Hill b. c 1764, d. a Jun 1805

Family 1:

Catherine Wilkie b. c Feb 1813, d. 29 Jan 1887

Children:

Ann Kinnear+ b. 21 Feb 1830, d. 22 Jul 1906
Bell Kinnear+ b. 26 Mar 1832, d. 11 Mar 1892

Family 2:

Janet Stirling b. 17 Aug 1811, d. 13 Feb 1884
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Kinnear married Janet Stirling, daughter of David Stirling and Jean Simson, on 8 November 1832 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1832 8th November, William Kinnear and Janet Sterling both in this parish in Drummetermont proclaimed in order to be married.2

Children:

Jessie/Janet Kinnear b. 1 Feb 1833
Jean Kinnear b. 1 Feb 1833, d. 13 Jun 1915
Mary Kinnear+ b. 23 Jan 1836, d. 25 Jan 1909
William Kinnear b. 5 Feb 1838, d. 24 Jun 1858
James Stirling Kinnear+ b. 25 Jan 1841, d. 12 Apr 1878
David Kinnear b. 4 Feb 1844, d. 5 Dec 1849
Alexander Saddler Kinnear+ b. 7 Aug 1849, d. 21 Aug 1923
Margaret Anderson Kinnear+ b. 20 Jan 1854, d. 31 May 1926

Citations

  1. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) image held; OPR births 283/0010 0194 Dunnichen [Mar 2007].
  2. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) image held; OPR marriages 283/ 0020 0150 Dunnichen [Aug 2007].
  3. [S8] Old Parochial Register of Death, Dundee, pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland, 282/00 0270 0244 Dundee) Dunnichen Parish register.
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 3; Page: 10; Line: 740; Roll: ; Year: 1841.Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2011]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 4; Page: 13; Line: 21; Roll: 924; Year: 1851.Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2011]