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Jessie Stirling Wishart

F, #40, b. 7 July 1872
  • (Witness) Birthday Book: Jessie Stirling Wishart was mentioned in a Birthday Book compiled by Margaret Anderson Kinnear .1
  • Birth*: Jessie Stirling Wishart was born on 7 July 1872 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland.
  • She was the daughter of John Murkar Wishart and Mary Kinnear.
  • (Witness) Death: Jessie Stirling Wishart witnessed the death of Mary Kinnear on 25 January 1909 at 51 1/2 West High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; src: birthday book; cert held : Mary Wishart widow of John Wishart yarn bleacher, 72, William Kinnear linen weaver (dec) Janet Stirling (dec), cardiac disease syncope, inf Jessie Wishart daughter present.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Jessie Stirling Wishart witnessed the marriage of Charles W Taylor and Margaret Ann Wishart on Wednesday, 11 September 1912 at 51 1/2 West High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1912 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 58; 1912 on the Eoeventh day of September at 51 1/2 West High Street Forfar,after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland, signed Charles Taylor bachelor aged 41 residing 36 Helen Street Arbroath, parents Charles Taylor factory worker (dec) and Mary Taylor ms Adamson; signed Margaret Ann Wishart powerloom linen weaver spinster aged 42, residing 51 1/2 West High Street Forfar, parents John Murkar Wishart yarn bleacher operative (dec) and Mary Wishart ms Kinnear (dec); signed Jas Bruce Gardiner, signed John A Taylor, Jessie Wishart, witnesses; registered 1912 September 12th at Forfar John F Craib registrar.2
    1912 Margaret Ann Wishart & Charles W Taylor marriage Forfar
  • Married Name: As of 1918, her married name was Christison.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie Stirling Wishart married David Christison in 1918 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; GROS Aug 2008.

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Murkar Wishart and Mary Kinnear in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Jessie Wishart, daug, 8, scholar, Dunnichen; John Wishart, head, mar, 48, bleacher, Macduff Banff; Mary Wishart, wife, mar, 45, bleachers wife, Dunnichen.
Last Edited: 11 Feb 2013


Father*: John Murkar Wishart b. 25 Mar 1833, d. 14 Jul 1887
Mother*: Mary Kinnear b. 23 Jan 1836, d. 25 Jan 1909


  1. [S6] Birthday Book seen and transcribed by PC in about 1988 - now thought to be in the hands of DDB[ID86]'s children [May 2011].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) GROS image via LS [LisaStalnaker2 http://community.ancestry.co.uk/profile.aspx?mba=03110883-0000-0000-0000-000000000000] [Jan 2011].