David Wishart

1798–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

David Wishart was born in 1798, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Janet. He lived in Strathmiglo, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

David Wishart
1798–
Janet
1809–
John Wishart
1836–
Janet Wishart
1838–
Elisabeth Wishart
1843–
Margret Wishart
1845–
Ann Wishart
1849–

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 4
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 17
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830
Age 32
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

The same as the old name Guiscard and Wiscard, from Old German "wisa-hart," strong leader. It is found latinized as Guiscardus.

Sources (3)

  • David Wishart, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • David Wishart, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • David Wishart, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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