- Birth*: David Stirling was born on 18 March 1778 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland.
- He was the son of David Stirling and Janet Wallace.
- (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by David Stirling in 1801 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads 1801 by David, Geo, Jas, Janet-Betty, fa David Stirling sometime Drummitdhen parish 15.3.179(5) 53 (w Janet Wallace 15.2.179(5) (51), da Jean 25.3.17(8- 23.)1)
- (Groom) Marriage*: He married Jean Simson, daughter of John Simson and Jean Stark, on 27 October 1801 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland.
- (Deceased) Death*: David Stirling died on 5 August 1858 at Drummietermont, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 80 1858 deaths in the parish of Dunnichen in the burgh of Forfar, ref 14; Stirling David weaver married; 1858 August Fifth 4h 30m pm Drummietermont; male aged 80 years; parents David Stirling penicler (dec) Janet Stirling ms Wallace (dec); attack of general drospey existing for 6 months as certified by M Edward surgeon who saw deceased on 5th August; burial at churchyard of Dunnichan as certified by David Smith sexton; informant George Stirling son present; registered 1858 August 7th at Letham James Macbeth registrar.2
- (Groom) Marriage*: David Stirling married Jean Simson, daughter of John Simson and Jean Stark, on 27 October 1801 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland.
- [S23] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Seacoast vol 2, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1981) 0 901061 22 0 unknown cd.
- [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), statutory deaths Dunnichen 1858 ref 14 [Jan 2006].
- [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 5; Page: 5; Line: 14; Roll: 554; 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. [Jan 2011]
Mother*: Janet Wallace b. c 1752, d. 15 Feb 1795
David Stirling+ b. 14 Jun 1805, d. b 1857
George Stirling+ b. 5 Apr 1808, d. b 1871
Janet Stirling+ b. 17 Aug 1811, d. 13 Feb 1884
Helen Stirling+ b. 25 Jul 1814, d. 28 Apr 1888
James Stirling b. 30 May 1817
John Stirling b. 25 Jun 1821
Andrew Stirling b. 25 Jun 1821