William Kissock

5 April 1767–
Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Kissock was born on 5 April 1767, in Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Kissock, was 39 and his mother, Janet Milligan, was 33.

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Family Time Line

John Kissock
1727–
Janet Milligan
1734–
Mary Kissock
1752–
Robert McBride
1764–1830
Mary Kissock
1754–
Mary Kissock
1756–1825
Thomas Kissock
1757–1840
Margaret Kissock
1759–
John Kissock
1762–
James Kissock
1765–
William Kissock
1767–
Janet Kissock
1773–1847

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World Events (3)

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

Age 35

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.
1815

Age 48

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 56

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKissack .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William Kissock - birth: 5 April 1767; Rerrick, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, United Kingdom

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