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Ann Kinnear

F, #24, b. 21 February 1830, d. 22 July 1906
  • Name Variation: Ann Kinnear was also known as Annie.
  • (Witness) Birthday Book: She was mentioned in a Birthday Book compiled by Margaret Anderson Kinnear .1
  • Birth*: Ann Kinnear was born on 21 February 1830 at Drummetermont, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1830 February, William Kinnear, weaver, in Drummetermont, and Catherine Wilkie, both persons unmarried had a child baptised born 21st February 1830 named Ann.2
  • She was the daughter of William Kinnear and Catherine Wilkie.
  • Partners: Ann Kinnear and Robert Bruce were Partners circa 1851.
  • Married Name: As of circa 1851, her married name was Bruce.
  • Married Name: As of 27 January 1860, her married name was Cross.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Ann Kinnear married William Cross, son of William Cross and Isabella MacDairmid, on 27 January 1860 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1860 marriages in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; on the twenty seventh day of January 1860 at Letham ... Dunnichen marriage (after banns) was solemised between us according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; William Cross, 29 years, Little Lower parish of Inverarity, shepherd bachelor, parents William Cross ...man (postman?) Isabella Cross ms McDairmid; Ann Kinnear, 28 years, Letham parish of Dunnichen, linen weaver spinster, parents William Kinnear carrier (dec), Catherine Purvis ms Wilkie; John Wood minister of Free Church at Dunnichen, wit David Webb, James Kinnear, registered at Letham on 28th day of January 1860 Thomas Macbeth registrar.3
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Cross died on 22 April 1877 at Stair, Iverarity, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1877 deaths in the parish of Inverarity in the county of Forfar; ref 3 William Cross shepherd married to Ann Kinnear, 1877 April twenty-second 10h 0m pm Stair Inverarity, m, 47 years, William Cross post-runner (dec) Isabella Cross ms McDiarmid; acute pnuemonia 6 days chronic phthisis as cert by William T Grant MBCM; signed William Cross son Pitlivie Farm Panbride; registered 1877 April 25th at Inverarity signed Alex M Trotter registrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Ann Kinnear died on 22 July 1906 at Barns of Craig, Craig, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 76 1906 deaths in the parish of Craig in the county of Forfar; Annie Cross widow of William Cross shepherd; 1906 July twenty-second 10h 30m pm Barns of Craig, f, 75 years, William Kinnear weaver (dec) Catherine Kinnear ms Wilkie (dec), cancer of liver 2 years as cert by Jas Grant MA MBChB, signed Wm Aitken son-in-law present; registered 1906 July 23rd at Craig signed Walter W Graham registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Ann Kinnear was listed in the 1841 census at Drumitermont, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Widow Kinnear, 55, ag, Angus; Ann Kinnear, 11, Angus.6
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of William Cross in the 1861 census at Blairs Road, Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Cross, head, married, 32, shepherd, Contin, Ross & Cromarty; Ann Cross, wife, married, 31, linen weaver, Dunnichen Forfarshire. William Cross and George Bruce were also listed in the household.7
Head of Household2 April 1871She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at Pitlivie Cottage, Panbride, Forfarshire, Scotland. Ann Cross, head, married, 41, Forfarshire; also in the household was William Cross, Mary Dick Cross, Hector Cross, Andrew Philip Cross and Jessy Ann Philip Cross.8
Head of Household3 April 1881She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 28 Bridge Street, Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland. Ann Kinnear or Cross, head, wid, 51, Dunnichen; also in the household was Mary Dick Cross, John Purves Cross, Andrew Philip Cross, Jessy Ann Philip Cross and Jane Malcolm.9,10
Head of Household5 April 1891She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at High Street, Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland. Ann Kinnear or Cross, head, wid, 59, housekeeper, Dunnichen; also in the household was Mary Dick Cross, Andrew Philip Cross, Jessy Ann Philip Cross and William Napier Cross.11
Member of Household31 March 1901She was listed as a member of the household of William Aitken and Mary Dick Cross in the 1901 census at 3 Cottar Houses, Barns of Craig, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland. Annie Cross, mother-in-law, widow, 71, Dunnichen; William Aitken, head, married, 32, ploughman horseman, Kincardinshire; Marry Aitken, wife, married, 38, Forfar.12
Last Edited: 20 May 2018

Parents:

Father*: William Kinnear b. 26 May 1805, d. 6 Nov 1859
Mother*: Catherine Wilkie b. c Feb 1813, d. 29 Jan 1887

Family 1:

Robert Bruce b. c 1830
  • Partners: Ann Kinnear and Robert Bruce were Partners circa 1851.

Child:

George Bruce b. 11 Jul 1852

Family 2:

William Cross b. 6 Mar 1827, d. 22 Apr 1877
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Ann Kinnear married William Cross, son of William Cross and Isabella MacDairmid, on 27 January 1860 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1860 marriages in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; on the twenty seventh day of January 1860 at Letham ... Dunnichen marriage (after banns) was solemised between us according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; William Cross, 29 years, Little Lower parish of Inverarity, shepherd bachelor, parents William Cross ...man (postman?) Isabella Cross ms McDairmid; Ann Kinnear, 28 years, Letham parish of Dunnichen, linen weaver spinster, parents William Kinnear carrier (dec), Catherine Purvis ms Wilkie; John Wood minister of Free Church at Dunnichen, wit David Webb, James Kinnear, registered at Letham on 28th day of January 1860 Thomas Macbeth registrar.3

Children:

William Cross+ b. 27 May 1860, d. 1919
Mary Dick Cross b. 3 Apr 1862, d. 7 Mar 1949
Hector Cross+ b. 31 Dec 1863, d. 15 Sep 1936
John Purves Cross+ b. 22 Oct 1866, d. 28 Apr 1939
Andrew Philip Cross b. 10 Jul 1868, d. 31 Jul 1916
Jessy Ann Philip Cross+ b. 24 Dec 1870

Citations

  1. [S6] Birthday Book seen and transcribed by PC in about 1988 - now thought to be in the hands of DDB[ID86]'s children [May 2011].
  2. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR births 1830 Dunnichen 283/0020 0039, image held [Mar 2007].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages; Letham; image held [Aug 2006].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1877 Inverarity ref 292/00 0003 image held [Jun 2008].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1906 Montrose ref 17 image held [Aug 2004].
  6. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].
  9. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  10. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].
  12. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].