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Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector1

M, #2558, b. 28 January 1827, d. 8 February 1890
Last Edited: 17 Jun 2020
Stone in Forfar Cemetery reads: Erected by Charles Kinnear in memory of his wife Jean Rea who died 9 Jan 1869 aged 43 years, also their children Charles who died 20 Sept 1859 aged 4 years, Jean who died 27 Sept 1859 aged 18 months, Mary Ann who died 21 May 1869 aged 7 months. The above Charles Kinnear died 8th February 1898 aged 65 Years, his son James died at Salam, Mass. U.S.A 4 May 1904 aged 50 years. Helen Simpson wife of the above died 16 Janaury 1908 aged 81 years. His father Charles Kinnear died 19 November 1866 aged 79 years and his mother Mary Ruxton died 9th April 1888 aged 95 years. Margaret Langlands Kinnear died 21st August 1954 aged 88 years.

Parents:

Father*: Charles Kinnear linen weaver b. 20 Apr 1788, d. 19 Dec 1866
Mother*: Mary Ruxton b. c 1792, d. 9 Apr 1888
  • Birth*: Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector was born on 28 January 1827 at Rescobie, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; LDS Jan 2006.
  • He was the son of Charles Kinnear linen weaver and Mary Ruxton.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector married Jean Rea on 28 May 1853 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector married Helen Simpson on 6 December 1869 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector died on 8 February 1890 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 63 from MI Sep 2010.
  • (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of Charles Kinnear linen weaver on 19 December 1866 at 20 (Prior) Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; cert held; Charles Kinnear linen weaver married to Mary Ruxton; 78; Thomas Kinnear farmer (dec) Margaret Hill (dec); disease of the heart, years, disease of liver, years; inf Charles Kinnear son present.

Census & Directory Entries

Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Jean Rea in the 1861 census at New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Charles     Kinnear     Head     Married     Male     34     1827     Warehouseman     Rescobie, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Jane     Kinnear     Wife     Married     Female     38     1823     House Wife     Guthrie, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
James     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     7     1854     Scholar     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
William     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     0     1861     -     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were James Kinnear and William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter.1
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Simpson in the 1871 census at Norries Land, Academy Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Charles     Kinnear     Head     Married     Male     44     1827     Linen Cloth Inspector     Rescobie, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Helen     Kinnear     Wife     Married     Female     44     1827     -     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
James     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     17     1854     Grocer's Shopman     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
William     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     10     1861     Scholar     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
George     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     7     1864     Scholar     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Margaret     Kinnear     Daughter     -     Female     5     1866     Scholar     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were James Kinnear, William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter, George Henderson Kinnear and Margaret Landlands Kinnear.4
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Simpson in the 1881 census at 11 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Charles Kinnear, head, mar, 54, cloth inspector, Rescobie; Helen, wife, mar, 54, Forfar; also in the household were William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter, George Henderson Kinnear and Margaret Landlands Kinnear.5,6
Principal1885Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector appeared in a directory of 1885 living at New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; committee West-Port Saving Society Limited (established July 1838.)7
Principal1885He appeared in a directory of 1885 living at 11 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; cloth inspector.8
Principal1885He appeared in a directory of 1885 living at 10 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; United Male and Female Yearly Society; C Kinnear, 10 New Road, Treasurer for males.9

Family:

Jean Rea b. c 1826, d. 9 Jan 1869
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Jean Rea on 28 May 1853 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2

Children:

James Kinnear b. 9 Jul 1853, d. 4 Jul 1904
Charles Kinnear b. 5 Sep 1855, d. 20 Sep 1859
Jean Henderson Kinnear b. 23 Mar 1858, d. 27 Sep 1859
William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter+ b. 18 Aug 1860, d. 14 Jun 1910
George Henderson Kinnear b. 18 May 1863
Margaret Landlands Kinnear b. 1 Oct 1865, d. 21 Aug 1954
Mary Ann Kinnear b. 24 Sep 1868, d. 21 May 1869

Citations

  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M 112884 [Sep 2010].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS M112881 [Sep 2010].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Norries Land, Academy Street, Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), FHL film 0203492, GRO ref vol 288 ed 7 page 12 [Nov 2010].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    11, New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].
  7. [S15] W Shepherd Directory Forfar (39 Castle Street, Forfar: W Shepherd), page 62 [Nov 2010]. Hereinafter cited as Directory Forfar.
  8. [S15] W Shepherd Directory Forfar, page 15 [Nov 2010].
  9. [S15] W Shepherd Directory Forfar, page 64 [Nov 2010].