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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Family Time Line

Michael Clark
1743–1835
Mary Kissock
1756–1825
Marriage: 23 October 1774
David Clark
1775–
John Clark
1776–1857
Thomas Clark
1778–
James Clark
1779–1863
Robert William Clark
1780–1860
Janet Clark
1782–
Joseph Clark
1784–
Mary Clark
1786–
Margaret Clark
1789–
Andrew Clark
1791–1855
Michael Clark
1796–

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.

1815

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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