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William Kinnear

M, #12, b. 26 May 1805, d. 6 November 1859
Last Edited: 1 Mar 2018

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Kinnear b. 3 Sep 1764, d. b 6 Jun 1841
Mother*: Margaret Hill b. c 1764, d. a Jun 1805
  • Birth*: William Kinnear was born on 26 May 1805 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1805 May, Thomas Kinnear in Drummitermond and Margaret Hill his spouse had a child baptised named William. Born the 26th.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Kinnear and Margaret Hill.
  • Partners*: William Kinnear and Catherine Wilkie were Partners in 1829.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Kinnear married Janet Stirling, daughter of David Stirling handloom weaver and Jean Simson, on 8 November 1832 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1832 8th November, William Kinnear and Janet Sterling both in this parish in Drummetermont proclaimed in order to be married.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Kinnear died on 6 November 1859 at Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 54 1859 deaths in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar, ref 34; Kinnear William weaver married; 1859 November sixth 0h 50m am Letham; male aged 53 years; parents Thomas Kinnear crofter (deceased) & Margaret Kinnear maiden name Hill (deceased); pneumonia 10 days as certified by Charles Hunter surgeon Forfar who saw deceased November 2nd; buried churchyard of Dunnichen as certified by David Smith sexton; W Ramsay [...] neighbour not present; registered 1859 November 7th at Letham Thomas Macbeth registrar.
  • Burial*: He was buried after 6 November 1859 at Churchyard of Dunnichen, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from death cert.
  • Occupation*: William was Handloom Weaver, Letham.
  • (Witness) Birthday Book: He was mentioned in a Birthday Book compiled by Margaret Anderson Kinnear .3
  • (Witness) Burial: William Kinnear witnessed the burial of David Kinnear on 7 December 1849 at Dunnichen Kirkyard, Forfarshire, Scotland; William Kinnear had a child interred 5 range from the last dyke 22 feet north from Muirdoch Monument and on the right side of Jane Kinnear its Aunt - aged 5 years, residence Letham.4
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Janet Stirling died on 13 February 1884 at 17 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1884 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 33; Janet Kinnear widow of William Kinnear weaver; 1884 February thirteenth 8h 15m am 17 New Road Forfar, female 72 years; parents David Stirling linen weaver (dec) and Jane Stirling ms Samson (dec); cause diabetes, years, as certified by Jno Cable LRCP; informant Margaret Adamson daughter present 17 New Road Forfar; reg 1884 February 14th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.

Census Events

Principal6 June 1841William Kinnear and Janet Stirling appeared in the 1841 census at Heyman Street, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, . William Kinnear, head, 35, Linen Hand Loom Weaver, Angus; Janet Kinnear, 25, winder, Angus.5
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Janet Stirling in the 1851 census at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, . William Kinnear, head, mar, 45, hand loom weaver (lin) Dunnichen; Janet Kinnear, wife, mar, 39, yarn winder, Dunnichen; also in the household were Jean Kinnear, Mary Kinnear, William Kinnear European (Madras) Light Infantry, James Stirling Kinnear and Alexander Saddler Kinnear.6

Family 1:

Catherine Wilkie b. c Feb 1813, d. 29 Jan 1887

Children:

Ann Kinnear+ b. 21 Feb 1830, d. 22 Jul 1906
Bell Kinnear+ b. 26 Mar 1832, d. 11 Mar 1892

Family 2:

Janet Stirling b. 17 Aug 1811, d. 13 Feb 1884
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Kinnear married Janet Stirling, daughter of David Stirling handloom weaver and Jean Simson, on 8 November 1832 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1832 8th November, William Kinnear and Janet Sterling both in this parish in Drummetermont proclaimed in order to be married.2

Children:

Jessie/Janet Kinnear b. 1 Feb 1833
Jean Kinnear b. 1 Feb 1833, d. 13 Jun 1915
Mary Kinnear+ b. 23 Jan 1836, d. 25 Jan 1909
William Kinnear European (Madras) Light Infantry b. 5 Feb 1838, d. 24 Jun 1858
James Stirling Kinnear+ b. 25 Jan 1841, d. 12 Apr 1878
David Kinnear b. 4 Feb 1844, d. 5 Dec 1849
Alexander Saddler Kinnear+ b. 7 Aug 1849, d. 21 Aug 1923
Margaret Anderson Kinnear+ b. 20 Jan 1854, d. 31 May 1926

Citations

  1. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) image held; OPR births 283/0010 0194 Dunnichen [Mar 2007].
  2. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) image held; OPR marriages 283/ 0020 0150 Dunnichen [Aug 2007].
  3. [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].
  4. [S8] Old Parochial Register of Death, Dundee, pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland, 282/00 0270 0244 Dundee) Dunnichen Parish register.
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 3; Page: 10; Line: 740; Roll: ; Year: 1841.Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2011]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 4; Page: 13; Line: 21; Roll: 924; 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. [Mar 2011]