- Birth*: Charles Kinnear was born on 3 June 1835 at Arbirlot, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
- He was the son of John Kinnear and Isabella Coutts.
- [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Jan 2006].
- [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Arbirlot; ED: 1; Page: 12; Line: 560; 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. [Nov 2010]
Mother*: Isabella Coutts b. c 1800, d. b 12 Dec 1869