Mary Kissock

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Kissock was born on 12 January 1756, in Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, her father, John Kissock, was 30 and her mother, Janet Milligan, was 22. She married William McNaight on 11 January 1770, in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1825, in Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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

Sources (22)

  • Mary Kissock, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Kissock, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Mary Kissock in entry for Joseph Clark, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (3)

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

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

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.


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

Name Meaning

Scottish Gaelic: see Kissack .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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