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James Kinnear

M, #7459, b. 9 July 1853, d. 4 July 1904
Last Edited: 11 Nov 2010
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 212st August 1954 aged 88 years.


Father*: Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector b. 28 Jan 1827, d. 8 Feb 1890
Mother*: Jean Rea b. c 1826, d. 9 Jan 1869
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Patricia Catherine Adamson
  • Birth*: James Kinnear was born on 9 July 1853 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector and Jean Rea.
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Kinnear died on 4 July 1904 at Salem, Massechusetts, USA, , at age 50 from MI Sep 2010.

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector and 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.2
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Charles Kinnear warehouseman & cloth inspector and 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.3


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS Sep 2010.
  2. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].
  3. [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].