David Wishart

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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David Wishart
John Wishart
Janet Wishart
Elisabeth Wishart
Margret Wishart
Ann Wishart

Spouse and Children



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.
Age 17
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
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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