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James Stirling Kinnear

M, #30, b. 25 January 1841, d. 12 April 1878
  • Birth*: James Stirling Kinnear was born on 25 January 1841 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland.
  • He was the son of William Kinnear and Janet Stirling.
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Stirling Kinnear witnessed the marriage of William Cross and Ann Kinnear on Friday, 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.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Stirling Kinnear married Agnes Brown Mackie, daughter of John Mackie and Ann Gibson, on 16 October 1863 at 5 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1863 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; 1863 on the sixteenth day of October at 5 New Road Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, James Kinnear gardener bachelor, 22, Broughty Ferry parish of Monifieth, William Kinnear linen weaver (dec) Janet Kinnear ms Stirling; Agnes Mackie her x mark linen weaver spinster, 22, 5 New Road Forfar, John Mackie linen weaver Ann Mackie ms Gibson; H Campbell minister of St James, wit Ogilvie Barry, Jane Kinnear; 1863 October 17th at Forfar, John Webster, registrar.2
  • (Witness) Death: James Stirling Kinnear witnessed the death of Jessie Jean Kinnear on 23 February 1864 at Abertay Cottage, Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland; cert held: 1864 deaths in the parish of Monifieth in the county of Forfar; Jessie Jane Kinnear single, 1864 February twenty-third 11h 50m am Abertay Cottage Monifieth, f, 5 months, James Kinnear gardener Agnes Kinnear ms Mackie, bronchitis unknown as cert by J M Park MD, James Kinnear father present.
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Stirling Kinnear died on 12 April 1878 at 10 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 37 1878 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; James Kinnear gardener journeyman married to Agnes Mackie, 1878 April 12th 1h 30m pm 10 New Road, m, 37 years, William Kinnear linen weaver (dec) Janet Kinnear ms Stirling, erysipelas (skin disease caused by streptococcal infection) 4 days as cert by Charles Hunter surgeon, Jane Kinnear sister present; 1878 April 13th at Forfar, W H Thomson registrar.3,4
  • Burial*: He was buried on 13 April 1878 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1878 April 13th, the grave was 6ft deep, James Kinnear was interred 77 ft 3 inches from South Dyke, res Forfar, no of range from East Dyke 5th.5

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841James Stirling Kinnear was listed in the 1841 census at Heyman Street, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Kinnear, head, 35, Linen Hand Loom Weaver, Angus; Janet Kinnear, 25, winder, Angus; James Kinnear, 4m, Angus.6
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of William Kinnear and Janet Stirling in the 1851 census at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Kinnear, son, 10, scholar, Dunnichen; William Kinnear, head, mar, 45, hand loom weaver (lin) Dunnichen; Janet Kinnear, wife, mar, 39, yarn winder, Dunnichen.7
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Arthurstone Tower, Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Kinnear, head, 20, journeyman gardener, Dunnichen; with Andrew Williamson, 17.8
Member of Household2 April 1871He was listed in the 1871 census at Spittals Row, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland; possible: James Kinnear, boarder, 28, labourer, Dunnichen; with Catherine Ward, and 6 others.9
Last Edited: 8 Sep 2016

Parents:

Father*: William Kinnear b. 26 May 1805, d. 6 Nov 1859
Mother*: Janet Stirling b. 17 Aug 1811, d. 13 Feb 1884

Family:

Agnes Brown Mackie b. 14 Dec 1841
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Stirling Kinnear married Agnes Brown Mackie, daughter of John Mackie and Ann Gibson, on 16 October 1863 at 5 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1863 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; 1863 on the sixteenth day of October at 5 New Road Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, James Kinnear gardener bachelor, 22, Broughty Ferry parish of Monifieth, William Kinnear linen weaver (dec) Janet Kinnear ms Stirling; Agnes Mackie her x mark linen weaver spinster, 22, 5 New Road Forfar, John Mackie linen weaver Ann Mackie ms Gibson; H Campbell minister of St James, wit Ogilvie Barry, Jane Kinnear; 1863 October 17th at Forfar, John Webster, registrar.2

Children:

Jessie Jean Kinnear b. 2 Oct 1863, d. 23 Feb 1864
William Ramsay Kinnear+ b. 16 Apr 1865, d. 1944

Citations

  1. [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].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image held Aug 2006.
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; [Aug 2006].
  4. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M112821 [Mar 2011].
  5. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) Burial Record 1878 Dunnichen Churchyard [Mar 2015].
  6. [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]
  7. [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]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Coupar Angus; ED: 2; Page: 13; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1861_37; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2011]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Old Monkland; ED: 9; Page: 3; Line: 4; Roll: CSSCT1871_148; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2011]