William Kissock

5 April 1767–13 July 1813 (Age 46)

The Life of William

When William Kissock was born on 5 April 1767, his father, John Kissock, was 39 and his mother, Janet Milligan, was 33. He married Margaret Grier on 2 March 1809, in Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 13 July 1813, at the age of 46, and was buried in Dundrennan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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William Kissock
Margaret Grier
Marriage: 2 March 1809
Samuel Kissock
John Kissock
Margaret Kissock

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Grier


2 March 1809
Rerrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Samuel Kissock


    John Kissock


    Margaret Kissock


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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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 44

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.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 46

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKissack .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Kissock in entry for John McTaggart, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • William Kissock in entry for Margaret Kissock, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • William Kissock in entry for John Kissock, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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