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Jessie Wishart

F, #1427, b. circa 1837, d. after 14 June 1900
  • Birth*: Jessie Wishart was born circa 1837; not found.
  • She was the daughter of George Wishart and Martha Lawson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie Wishart married Charles Fairweather, son of Charles Fairweather and Ann Tosh, on 7 November 1859 at Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.
  • Married Name: As of 7 November 1859, her married name was Fairweather.
  • DeathofSpouse*: On 16 November 1869 at High Street, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland, Jessie's husband died; Accident.
  • Married Name: As of 1872, her married name was Baxter.
  • (Bride) Marriage: She married David Baxter in 1872 at St Peter, Dundee, Scotland.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jessie Wishart died after 14 June 1900 probably US.

Census Events

Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of David Baxter in the 1881 census at 79 Princes Street, Dundee, Scotland. Head, 38, mason, Alyth; wife, 42, Mangle Keeper, Lochee. Walter Wishart Baxter were also listed in the household.
Head of Household5 April 1891She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 8 Charles Street, Dundee, Scotland. Jessie Fairweather, head, widow, 53(?), House ..., Dundee; also in the household was Walter Wishart Baxter.
Witness14 June 1900Jessie Wishart appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 in the household of William Laird Nicolson and Ann Stewart Fairweather at 320 Manson Place, Plainfield City, Union, New Jersey, USA; image held; Twelfth census of the United States; State - New Jersey; County - Union; Supervisor's district no - 4th; Enum Dist - 129; Sheet - 30;Township or other division -blank; Name of Institution - blank; name of incorporated city, town, or village, within the above namaed division - Plainfield City; Ward of city - 4 part of; Enumnerated by me on the 14th day of June 1900, John Neagle, Enumerator. Manson Place, no 320, Nicholson, William, head, white, male, born April 1869, 31 on last birthday, married for 9 years; born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; immigrated to US in 1891, 8 years in the US, naturalisation Pa (?); occupation iron moulder, 0 months not employed; attended school - blank, can read, can write, can speak English; property rented, is a home; Nicholson, Annie, wife, white, female, born April 1870, 30 last birthday, married 9 years, mother of three children, three children living, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; immigrated to US in 1892, 7 years in US; can read, can write, can speak English.
Last Edited: 4 Aug 2011


Father*: George Wishart b. c 1815, d. a 7 Nov 1859
Mother*: Martha Lawson b. c 1815, d. a 7 Nov 1859

Family 1:

Charles Fairweather b. c 1832, d. 16 Nov 1869


Robina Campbell Fairweather b. 28 Oct 1863
Ann Stewart Fairweather+ b. 9 Apr 1866, d. a 10 Apr 1930
Agnes Small Fairweather b. 23 Jun 1868
Charles Fairweather b. 17 May 1870

Family 2:

David Baxter b. c 1836
  • (Bride) Marriage: Jessie Wishart married David Baxter in 1872 at St Peter, Dundee, Scotland.