Mary Kissock

12 January 1756–1825 (Age 68)
Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Kissock was born on 12 January 1756, in Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Kissock, was 28 and her mother, Janet Milligan, was 22. She married Michael Clark on 23 October 1774, in Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1825, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Michael Clark
Mary Kissock
Marriage: 23 October 1774
David Clark
John Clark
Thomas Clark
Robert William Clark
James Clark
Janet Clark
Joseph Clark
Mary Clark
Margaret Clark
Andrew Clark
Michael Clark

Spouse and Children

23 October 1774
Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland


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+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 46

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 55

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 59

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKissack .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Kissock in entry for Joseph Clark, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Kissock in entry for David Clarke, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Kissock in entry for Thomas Clarke, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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