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KATER, DAVID, M.A.

Born at Alexandria, Dumbartonshire, 1866. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Bathgate, 1892. Married, 1897, Mary Brown.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.233

He served in Bathgate, West Lothian.


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KAY, ALEXANDER CANT

Born in Forfarshire, 1832. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Loanhead, 1863. Mr. Kay went to Canada, 1880.


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Background
He was born on 4th and baptized on 18th June, 1832, in Monifieth, Angus, the son of David Kay, engineer, and Margaret Cant.

Education
He attended the Free Church School, Broughty Ferry, Angus. He studied at St Andrews University, Fife, 1852-58 and enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1858-62. He was admitted to the Dialectic Society, Edinburgh, on 19th March, 1859; and became an honorary member on 31st February, 1863 (so the source says). He delivered two Essays to the Society: Knowing and Being; and The Influence of the Idea of Destiny on Oriental Thought.

Ministry
He was ordained in Loanhead, Midlothian, on 29th December, 1863. He was libelled in 1878-79 by the Presbytery of Dalkeith on seven counts of intoxication. The case was a lengthy one which dragged through the courts. The records of the case were kept in a separate register and formed a substantial volume (NRS, CH3/67/6). He was deposed from the ministry sine die and loosed from his charge by the General Assemblyon 22nd May, 1880.

He was declared a bankrupt at the Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 5th June, 1879: his assets were stated to be ₤209 10/- and his debts were ₤512 7/11.

He was pastor of the East Tawas Presbyterian Church, Iosco County, Michigan, USA, in 1893, and was Commissioner of Schools there from at least 1893 to 1895.

Sources
History of the Dialectic Society, Edinburgh, T. A. Constable, 1887, p.210

The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 30th April, 1879, p.8; 13th November, 1879, p.6

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 6th June, 1879; 24th May 24, 1880


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KAY, CHARLES DONALD, D.D.

Born at Dundee, 1841. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Innerleithen, 1870. Married, the same year, Mary Jane Low. Translated to Comrie, 1880; and, 1887, to Woolston, Southampton.


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Background
He was born on 2nd and baptized on 17th October, 1841, in Dundee, the son of Alexander Kay and Jean Donald.

Education
He attended Dundee High School. He studied at St Andrews University, Fife, 1857-61, and 1863-64, and graduated M.A. on 26th April, 1864. He was awarded a D.D. degree on 25th March, 1898. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1864-68.

Marriage
He married Mary Jane Low in 1870 in St Andrew, Dundee. She was born on 21st May and baptized on 11th June, 1845, in Dundee, the daughter of Richard Low, teacher, and Wilhelmina Sime. A presentation was made to him on the occasion of his marriage, dated 27th October, 1870.

Ministry
He officiated in East, Aberdeen, for a time, during a vacancy. He was ordained in Innerleithen, Peebles-shire, on 17th March, 1870. On 29th March, 1880, he was elected to Comrie, Perthshire, and he was inducted there on 8th June that year. In 1887 he accepted a call to Woolston, Southampton, England.

Death
He died on 6th June, 1912, in Southampton, Hampshire, England. His wife died there in the 1st quarter of that same year.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Alexander James Kay born in 1872 in Innerleithen, Peebles-shire. He married Winifred Agnes Corfe in the 2nd quarter of 1900 in Southampton, Hampshire, England.

(2) Richard John Kay born in 1874 in Innerleithen, Peebles-shire. He was a bank clerk.

(3) William Robert Kay born in 1881 in Comrie, Perthshire. He was a bank clerk.

(4) Charles David Kay born in 1886 in Comrie, Perthshire. He was a photographer.

Sources
The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 18th March, 1870, p.7

The Dundee Courier & Argus, 14th September, 1869; 4th November, 1870

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 2nd March, 1898


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KAY, DAVID, D.D.

Born at Carnoustie. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, and Divinity Hall of the Original Secession Church under Dr. M’Crie. At the time of the Union of 1852 Dr. Kay was labouring as an evangelist in Italy and was admitted to the Union. Ordained by the Free Presbytery of Italy at Genoa, 1853. Married, 1857, Caroline H. C. Hoste. Resigned, 1859, and went to Victoria, where he was settled first at Wickliffe, then at Chatsworth, and at Hexham, 1863. Resigned, 1874.


Supplementary Information

Scott, Annals, p.588

Ward and Prentis, Presbyterian Ministers, p.78


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KAY, JOHN, D.D.

Born at Greenock, 1826. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and Divinity Hall, Reformed Presbyterian Church. Ordained at Airdrie, 1850. Married, the same year, Janet M’K. MacIntyre. Translated, 1859, to Castle Douglas; and, 1871, to Coatbridge. Joined the Free Church, 1876. Translated, 1878, to Argyle Place United Presbyterian Church, Edinburgh. Died, 1885.


Supplementary Information

FRPCS, p.14

He served in East, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.


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KAY, ROBERT

Born at Edinburgh, 1845. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at South Ronaldshay, 1876. Translated to Crofthead, 1878. Married, 1880, Jane Lamb Muir.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.37

He served in Ronaldshay – South, Orkney; and Crofthead (Longridge), West Lothian.


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KEAY, ANDREW

Born at Glenshee, Perthshire, 1834. Studied at the Universities, St. Andrews and Edinburgh, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Crail, 1864. Married, 1866, Elizabeth P. Elliot. Translated to Trinity Church, Glasgow, 1872; and to Stockbridge, Edinburgh, 1878. In 1898 Mr. Keay, who was in the colony at the time, represented the Free Church at the jubilee of the Presbyterian Church of Otago.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.32

He served in Crail, Fife; Trinity, Glasgow; and Stockbridge, Edinburgh.


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KEITH, ALEXANDER, D.D.

Born, 1791. Son of Dr. George Skene Keith, minister of the parish of Keith Hall, Aberdeenshire. Studied at Marischal College, Aberdeen. Ordained at St. Cyrus, 1816. Married, the same year, Jane Blaikie. Dr. Keith was one of the deputation sent by the Assembly of 1839 on a mission of inquiry to the Jews. On his homeward journey he was seized with cholera at Pesth. His recovery was greatly aided by the kind care of the Archduchess, Maria Dorothea, through whose friendship for Dr. Keith the way was opened for the establishment of the mission to the Jews in that city. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. In 1840 his son was associated with him as assistant and successor. For some years before and after the Disruption Dr. Keith was convener of the Jewish Mission Committee. Died, 1880.

Publications.—Evidence of the Truth of the Christian Religion, derived from the Fulfilment of Prophecy. The Signs of the Times; illustrated by the Fulfilment of Historical Predictions. The Land of Israel according to the Covenant with the Patriarchs. Demonstrations of the Truth of the Christian Religion from Existing Facts and Collateral Proof. The Harmony of Prophecy concerning the Time of the Restitution of all Things. History and Destiny of the World and the Church according to Scripture.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.483

For some family connections, see the Lorimer Mellis Blaikie Tree.

He served in St. Cyrus, Kincardineshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Alexander Keith.

For a short biography, see Disruption Worthies on this website: Keith, Alexander


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KEITH, ALEXANDER

Born, 1817. Son of foregoing. Studied at the University, Aberdeen. Ordained at St. Cyrus, 1840. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1852, Eleanor W. Bertram. Became senior minister, 1861. Died, 1880.

Publication.—Isaiah as It Is.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.483

For some family connections, see the Lorimer Mellis Blaikie Tree.

He served in St. Cyrus, Kincardineshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Keith, Alexander.


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KEITH, ALEXANDER

Born, 1821. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, while acting as schoolmaster at Strichen. Ordained at Strichen, 1844. Married, 1852, Ann Watson. Became senior minister, 1872. Died, 1889.


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Background
He was baptized on 24th April, 1821, in Strichen, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Keith, farmer, and Mary Mearson.

Marriage
He married Anne Watson. The marriage was registered on 11th November, 1852, in Strichen, Aberdeenshire, and 9th November, 1852, in St Fergus, Banffshire. She was born about 1823 in St Fergus, Banffshire, the daughter of Alexander Watson, farmer, and his wife Ann.

Ministry
He was ordained in Strichen, Aberdeenshire, on 12th September, 1844. John Tainsh was ordained there as his colleague and successor in 1872.

Death
He died, a widower, on 7th February, 1889, at Keir Cottage, Bridge of Allan (Registration: 1889
374/ 14 Logie (Perth)). There is no sign of his wife’s death in Scotland but the death of an Anne Watson Keith, aged 51, was registered in the 4th quarter of 1874 in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Anne Keith born on 30th August, 1856, in Strichen, Aberdeenshire. She perhaps died in 1880 in Logie, Perthshire.

(2) Mary Elizabeth Keith, born on 27th May, 1860, in Strichen, Aberdeenshire.

(3) John Robert Keith born on 15th August, 1862, in Strichen, Aberdeenshire.


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KEITH, CHARLES

Born at Wick, 1851. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cluny, 1880. Married, 1891, Mary E. Fleming.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.323

He served in Cluny, Aberdeenshire.


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KEITH, JOHN

Born at Aberdeen, 1837. Studied at King’s College and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Carmyllie, 1865. Married, 1868, Margaret H. Routledge.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.397

He served in Carmyllie, Angus.


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KEITH, WILLIAM

Born at Skene, 1834. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Kingswells, 1861. Married, 1864, Jane B. Ronaldson. Translated to Cathcart, 1868. Resigned, 1895.


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Background
He was baptized on 18th October, 1834, in Skene, Aberdeenshire, the son of William Keith and Janet Wyness.

Marriage
He married Jane Bertram Ronaldson. She was born on 20th April, 1845, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, the daughter of Alexander Ronaldson, sugar merchant, and Catherine Richardson.

Ministry
He was ordained in Kingswells, Aberdeenshire, on 24th September, 1861; and was translated to Cathcart, Glasgow, on 30th April, 1867.

Death
His wife died on 7th January, 1891, at 11 Ethel Terrace, Glasgow.

Family
They had issue, including:

(1) Margaret Ronaldson Keith born on 7th June, 1865, in Newhills, Aberdeenshire. In 1917 she was matron of Finborough Hall Hospital, Stowmarket, Suffolk, England.

(2) William Keith born on 24th February, 1867, in Newhills, Aberdeenshire.

(3) Jessie Marshall Keith born on 11th December, 1868, in Cathcart, Glasgow. In 1919 she was matron of the Officers’ Hospital, Pylewell Park, Lymington, Hampshire, England. She died on 26th April, 1945, in Bridge, Kent, England.

(4) Alexander Ronaldson Keith born on 11th November, 1870, in Cathcart, Glasgow.

(5) Jane Bertram Keith born on 5th March, 1872, in Cathcart, Glasgow.

(6) Marshall Keith born on 9th May, 1873, in Cathcart, Glasgow.

(7) Isabella Ronaldson Keith born on 21st May, 1874, in Cathcart, Glasgow. She died there that same year.

(8) George Edmond Keith born in 1875 in Cathcart, Glasgow. He married Ada Blanche Clapshaw on 1st June, 1911, in St Peters, Wellington, New Zealand. He was “of Tokomaru Bay, son of the Rev. W. Keith.” He died on 8th November, 1958, in New Zealand.

(9) James Burness Keith born in 1877 in Cathcart, Glasgow. He served with the Canadian forces in WW1. He lived at 715 William Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He died in Deer Lodge Hospital there on 7th September, 1960, and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery there.

(10) John Sim Clark Keith born in 1879 in Cathcart, Glasgow. He was a private, in the Royal Marine Labour. He died on 28th June, 1919, and was buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, Plot: V. A. 20.

(11) Henry Bertram Keith born in 1881 in Cathcart, Glasgow. He died in 1941 in Kelvingrove, Glasgow.

Sources
Dominion, Volume 4, Issue 1143, 2 June 1911, Page 9

Newspaperarchive

Findagrave

Winnipeg

Glasgow Herald, 8th January, 1891


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KEITH-FALCONER, HON. ION GRANT NEVILLE, M.A.

Born at Edinburgh, 1856. Son of the eighth Earl of Kintore. Studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Leipzig. Appointed Hebrew lecturer at Clare College, Cambridge, in 1883. Married, the following year at Cannes, Gwendolen Bevan. In 1885 he offered himself to the Free Church, of which he was a communicant, as a missionary to the Mohammedans of South Arabia, and by the General Assembly of the following year was recognised as a fully accredited missionary of the Free Church. Appointed, the same year, Lord Almoner Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge. In November 1886 he arrived at Aden, and before the close of the year was living in a temporary residence in Sheikh Othman. In the beginning of 1887 he had repeated seizures of remittent fever. Died on l0th May 1887. “Very visibly he gave to the cause and kingdom of our Lord Jesus all he had. His university distinction, his oriental learning, his position in society, his means, the bright morning of his married life, his physical vigour—for he had trained body as well as mind —he brought them all to the service “ (R. R.).

Publications.—A Plea for the Tower Hamlets Mission. Kalilah and Dimnah: otherwise known as The Fables of Bidpai. Translated from the Syriac. Posthumous.—Memorials of the Hon. Ion Keith-Falconer, M.A. By the Rev. Robert Sinker, D.D., Librarian of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1888.


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Background
He was born on 5th July, 1856, in Edinburgh, the son of Frances Alexander Keith, Earl of Kintore, and Louisa Madeleine Hawkins.

Education
He attended Harrow School, London, England. He studied at the University of Cambridge, England.

Marriage
He married Gwendolen Bevan on 4 March, 1884, in Cannes. She was born in the 4th quarter of 1865, the daughter of Robert Cooper Lee Bevan of Trent Park, Hertfordshire, and Emma Frances Shuttleworth.

Other
He was 6 feet 3 tall; an athlete and champion cyclist.

Death
He died of malaria on 11th May, 1887. His widow later married Frederick Ewart Bradshaw and died on 24th October, 1937, in Chelsea, London, England.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Ion Keith-Falconer.

Wiki

Sinker, Robert, Memorials of the Hon. Ion Keith-Falconer, 1890, Cambridge, [etc.] Deighton, Bell and sons


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KELLY, JAMES JOHN

Born at Aberdeen, 1852. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Irvine, Fullarton, 1881. Married, 1882, Clara Tindall; and, 1895, Jane D. Reid. Translated, 1894, to Wishaw.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.195

He served in Fullarton, Irvine, Ayrshire; and Wishaw, Lanarkshire.


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KELMAN, JOHN, D.D.

Born at Keith, Banffshire, 1830. Studied at King’s College and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Port-Glasgow, 1858. Married, the same year, Margaret H. Urquhart. Translated to Dundonald, Ayrshire, 1862; and to Leith, St. John’s, 1866.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.15

He served in Hamilton, Port-Glasgow, Renfrewshire; Dundonald, Ayrshire; and St. John’s, Leith, Edinburgh.


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KELMAN, JOHN, D.D.

Born at Dundonald, 1864. Son of foregoing. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Peterculter, 1891. Married, the following year, Ellin Runcorn Bell. Translated, 1896, to New North, Edinburgh. [Vol. 2 says the translation was in 1897.]


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.29

For an account of the ramifications of the Bell family, see the Bell Tree on this web-site.

He served in Peterculter, Aberdeenshire, and New North, Edinburgh.

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KENNEDY, ANGUS, M.A.

Born at Kishorn, Ross-shire, 1778. Studied at the King’s College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Lairg, 1802. Married, 1806, Isabella Rainy. Translated to Dornoch, 1817. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1837. Died, 1855.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7. p.85

For family connections, see the Bayne Tree and links leading from that tree, especially the tree of John Mackay of Kirtomy.

He served in Dornoch, Sutherland.


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KENNEDY, DAVID

Born at Paisley, 1848. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Whithorn, 1878.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.121

He served in Whithorn, Wigtownshire.


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KENNEDY, DAVID WATTS

Born at Edinburgh, 1845. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cardiff, 1876. Married, 1878, Margaret A. Scott. Translated to Perth, Middle, 1881.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.334

He served in Middle, Perth.


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KENNEDY, DONALD

Born at Killearnan, 1813. Son of Rev. John Kennedy. Ordained at Killearnan, 1838. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married Caroline J. Macdonald. Died, 1871.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.13

For some family connections, see the Kennedy Tree.

He served in Killearnan, Ross and Cromarty.


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KENNEDY, FARQUHAR, M.A.

Born in Ross-shire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Harris, 1896.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.493

He served in Harris, Inverness-shire.


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KENNEDY, GEORGE RAINY

Born at Lairg, 1812. Son of Rev. Angus Kennedy. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Ordained at Dornoch, 1837. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1848, Eliza A. Tennant; and, 1865, Mary M’Intyre. Became senior minister, 1880. Died, 1899.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.85

Free Church of Scotland Monthly, September 1, 1899, Obituary

For some family connections, see the tree of John Mackay of Kirtomy and the Bayne Tree.

He served in Dornoch, Sutherland.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: George Rainy Kennedy.


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KENNEDY, HARRY ANGUS ALEXANDER, D.Sc., D.D.

Born at Dornoch, 1866. Son of foregoing. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh, also at Halle and Berlin. Ordained at Callander, 1893. Married, the same year, Elizabeth Gordon.

Publication.—The Sources of New Testament Greek.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.578

For some family connections, see the tree of John Mackay of Kirtomy.

He served in Callander, Perthshire.


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KENNEDY, HECTOR

Born at Sleat, 1847. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Park, Lewis, 1889.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1847 in Sleat, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, the son of Donald Kennedy, crofter, and his wife, Mary Maclure.

Ministry
He served in Park, Isle of Lewis, Ross and Cromarty. He went into the Union in 1900 with some hesitation but very quickly changed his mimd and was cordially welcomed back into the Free Church in March, 1901. He was inducted to Strontian, Argyll, on 25th July, 1905; to Kilmallie, Argyll, on 3rd February, 1910; and to Raasay, Inverness-shire, on 3rd December, 1912.

Death
He died on 18th October, 1930, in Raasay, Inverness-shire.

Family
He never married.

Source
The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 7th March, 1901, p. 5


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KENNEDY, JAMES

Born at Panbride, Forfarshire, 1868. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Lamlash, Arran, 1897.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.225

He served in Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Bute.


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KENNEDY, JOHN, D.D.

Born, 1819. Son of Rev. John Kennedy, Killearnan. Studied at the University, Aberdeen. Ordained at Dingwall, 1844. Married, 1848, Mary Mackenzie. Dr. Kennedy occupied a very influential position both as a pastor and a leader in the Highlands. As a preacher in Gaelic he had no equal in his day. Dr. Kennedy belonged to the “Constitutional Party.” Died, 1884.

Publications.—Besides numerous controversial pamphlets, The Days of the Fathers in Ross-shire. TheApostle of the North”; the Life and Labours of the Rev. Dr. M’Donald. Man’s Relation to God. Posthumous.—Life of John Kennedy. By Rev. Alexander Auld.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 15th August, 1819, in Killearnan, Ross and Cromarty, the son of John Kennedy, minister, and Jessie Mackenzie. For some family connections, see the Kennedy Tree.

Education
He attended the local parish school. He entered Aberdeen University in 1836 and he graduated M.A. in 1840. He was awarded the D.D. degree by the University of Aberdeen in 1873.

Marriage
He married Mary Mackenzie in April, 1848, Ross and Cromarty, the marriage being recorded in Fodderty on the 5th and in Dingwall on the 25th. She was baptized on 5th November, 1818, in Stornoway, Ross and Cromarty, the daughter of Forbes Mackenzie and Catherine Nicolson.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Chanonry in August, 1843. He served in Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty. In 1857 and in 1872 he declined a call to the Greenock Gaelic congregation, Renfrewshire. He was called to Renfield, Glasgow, in 1863 and to Hope Street, Glasgow, in 1864, but remained in Dingwall.

Death
He died on 28th April, 1884, at Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire. His wife died in 1896 in Fodderty, Ross and Cromarty.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Catherine Kennedy born on 13th December, 1849, in Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty. She died there about four years old.

(2) Jessie Kennedy born on 19th May, and baptized on 31st July, 1851, in Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty. She died in 1929 in Fortrose, Ross and Cromarty.

(3) Mary Kennedy born on 19th May, and baptized on 31st July, 1851, in Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty. She married John Matheson from Stornoway. He was a banker. They lived for a time in Madras, India. She died in 1891 in Fodderty, Ross and Cromarty.

(4) Anne Margaret Kennedy born on 16th May, 1855, in Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty. She died there the following year.

Sources
Auld, Alexander, John Kennedy, D.D., T. Nelson and Sons, London, 1887

For a short biography, see Disruption Worthies on this website: Kennedy, John

John Kennedy – Highland Preacher and Confessional Defender in Finlayson, Sandy, Unity and Diversity: The Founders of the Free Church of Scotland, Christian Focus Publications, Fearn, Scotland, 201

The Aberdeen Journal, 26th December, 1849


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KENNEDY, JOHN

Born at Kishorn, Ross-shire, 1833. Studied at the Universities, Aberdeen and Edinburgh, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Greenock, Gaelic, 1859. Died, 1870.


Supplementary Information

He served in Gaelic, Greenock, Renfrewshire.


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KENNEDY, JOHN

Born at Edinburgh, 1852. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Liff, 1880. Married, 1891, Elizabeth Macpherson.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.390

He served in Liff, Angus.


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KENNEDY, JOHN

Born at Alvie, Inverness-shire, 1855. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Lenimore and Pirnmill, Arran, 1888.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.288

He served in Lenimore and Pirnmill, Isle of Arran, Bute.


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KENNEDY, JOHN DOWNIE

Born, 1811. Ordained at Rosehall, Ross-shire, 1836. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1850, Catherine Mackay. Became senior minister, 1871. Died, 1873.


Supplementary Information

There is no mention of this man in FES.

Background
He was born on 7th January, 1811, in Urray, Ross and Cromarty, the son of Neil Kennedy and Anne Downie. For some family connections, see the Kennedy Tree.

Marriage
He married Catherine Mackay in December, 1850, the marriage being recorded on the 23rd in Creich, Sutherland, and on the 26th in Inverness. She was born on 6th and baptized on 14th August, 1826, in Inverness, the daughter of John Mackay, merchant, and Johanna Mackay.

Ministry
He was presented by the crown to the parish of Nigg, Ross and Cromarty on 3rd March, 1836 – but he was never settled there. He served in Rosehall, Sutherland. John Falconer was ordained there as his colleague and successor in 1872.

Death
He died on 25th March, 1873, in Rosehall, Sutherland. His wife died there in 1862.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Neil John Downie Kennedy born on 1st April, 1854, in Creich, Sutherland.
He graduated M.A. from Aberdeen University in 1876. He was awarded an LL.D. from Edinburgh University in 1903. He was a member of the Faculty of Advocates; lecturer in private international law at Edinburgh University, 1899-1901; and Professor of Law there in 1902.

(2) Jane Eliza Mary Kennedy born on 20th December, 1860, in Creich, Sutherland. She died in the 3rd quarter of 1936 in Worthing, Sussex, England.

Source
The Morning Post, London, England, 5th March, 1836


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KENNEDY, SAMUEL

Born at Newry, Ireland, 1828. Studied at the Royal Belfast College, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Stewarton, 1852. Married, 1856, Matilda Stenhouse; and, 1893, Maria J. Head. Translated to Cruden, 1859. Resigned, 1865. [Vol. 2 says he left Cruden 1863.] After some years of pastoral work in England and Wales Mr. Kennedy qualified as a medical man, and practised in Clifton and London, continuing at the same time to do evangelistic work as he had opportunity.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1828 in Ireland.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1848-49.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Matilda Forrest Stenhouse on 2nd April, 1856, in Calton, Edinburgh. She was born on 27th November, 1828, in Edinburgh, the daughter of Mowbray Stenhouse, merchant, and Wilhilmina Forrest.

Ministry
He served in Stewarton, Ayrshire. On 1st December, 1858, he received a call signed by 310 members and 36 adherents from Cruden, Aberdeenshire, and was translated there on 9th February the following year. He resigned his charge on 11th May, 1863, on account of the delicate state of his wife’s health which required them to live in a mild climate. He intended to connect himself with the London Presbytery of the English Presbyterian Church.

Death
Matilda Forrest Kennedy died in the 4th quarter of 1886 in Lewisham, London, England.

Family
He had issue by his first wife including:

(1) Samuel Arthur Stoddard Kennedy born on 29th December, 1857, in Stewarton, Ayrshire. He was admitted L.R.C.P. and S., Edinburgh, in February, 1878. He married Katherine Elizabeth Stewart Beane in the 3rd quarter of 1893 in Lewisham, London, England.

(2) Matilda Kennedy born on 1st March, 1859, in Blythswood, Glasgow.

(3) Edith Kennedy born on 10th December, 1861, in Cruden, Aberdeenshire. She married Raynes Lander MacLaren in the 2nd quarter of 1888 in Lewisham, London, England.

(4) George Johnstone Kennedy born in the 1st quarter of 1864 in Croydon, London, England. He died in the 1st quarter of 1946 in Worthing, Sussex, England.

Sources
The British Medical Journal, 23rd February, 1878, p.273

The Aberdeen Journal, 5th December, 1858; 20th May, 1863


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KER, WILLIAM TURNBULL, M.A.

Born at Greenock, 1824. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Deskford, Banffshire, 1852. Married, the following year, Margaret M. Stevenson. Retired, 1883. Died, 1885.

Publication.—Distinctive Principles of the Free Church (a prize essay).


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 7th August and baptized on 1st September, 1824, in Greenock, Renfrewshire, the son of John Ker, merchant, and Isabella Turnbull.

Education
He matriculated in Glasgow University in 1839 and graduated M.A. in 1844. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1844-48.

Marriage
He married Margaret Millar Stevenson. She was born on 10th November and baptized on 24th December, 1826, the daughter of James Stevenson and Jane Stewart Shannon.

Ministry
He served in Deskford, Banffshire. He had resigned his charge by 1884.

Death
He died on 26th August, 1885, at 40 Skene Terrace, Old Machar, Aberdeen, and was buried at Allenvale Cemetery there. His wife died on 25th February, 1900, in St Machar, Aberdeen.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Alice Jane Shannon Ker born on 2nd December, 1853, in Deskford, Banffshire. She married Stewart Edward Ker in 1888 in Old Machar, Aberdeen. She qualified as a doctor at a time when the profession was just opening up to females. She held key professional posts, and was also an anti-vivisectionist. She spent some months in prison as a result of her activities as a suffragette. She died on 20th March, 1943, in Hendon, London, England.

(2) Isabella Ker born on 12th July, 1855, in Deskford, Banffshire. She married George Frederick Stout in 1899 in St Machar, Aberdeen. She died on 28th October, 1935 in St Andrews, Fife.

(3) Margaret Stewart Ker born on 24th September, 1856, in Deskford, Banffshire. She died on 23rd December, 1925, in Perth, though she was ‘of 4 Wilton Mansions, Glasgow.’

(4) John James Ker born on 31st August, 1858, in Deskford, Banffshire. He died on 4th November, 1903, in Malcolm, Western Australia.

(5) Lisa Mary Ker born on 20th June, 1861, in Deskford, Banffshire. She died on 31st July, 1927, when she was ‘of 12331 Joliette Street, Aurora, Denver, Colorado,’ USA.

(6) Annie Martha Ker born on 20th June, 1861, in Deskford, Banffshire. She died on 20th July, 1874, at Cairnie Lodge, Cupar, Fife.

(7) William Pollock Ker born on 12th December, 1864, in Deskford, Banffshire. He graduated M.A. from Aberdeen University in 1885. He married Lucy Christine Murray in Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada (when he was said to be a Catholic). He held several consular appointments in China. He became a barrister in 1903. He died on 6th August, 1945, at the Manor House, Iffley, Oxford, England.

(8) Alan David Ker born on 10th September, 1866, in St George, Edinburgh. He was a manufacturing chemist. He died on 28th June, 1946, in Maryhill, Glasgow – he was ‘of 176 Wilton Street’.

(9) Louisa Stevenson Ker born on 8th April, 1868, in Deskford, Banffshire. She married Alexander James in 1894 in Old Machar, Aberdeen. She died on 27th May, 1944, in North Berwick, East Lothian.

Source
Genealogy


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KERR, ALEXANDER FLEMING

Born in the parish of Bothwell, 1861. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1890, at Muiravon (Shieldhill). Married, 1893, Elizabeth Macknight.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.343

He served in Shieldhill, Stirlingshire.


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KERR, ARCHIBALD

Born at Drumlemble, Campbeltown, 1857. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Enzie, 1884.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.453

He served in Enzie, Moray.


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KERR, CATHEL, M.A., F.F.A. (Scotland)

Born at Farr, Sutherlandshire, 1865. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Melness, Sutherlandshire, 1894. Married, 1895, Evangeline H. G. MacKenzie. In 1899 Mr. Kerr was sent to South Africa as chaplain to the Highland Brigade, then engaged in the Transvaal War. He was attacked by typhoid fever at Kimberley, and died there in 1900.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 8th June, 1865, in Farr, Sutherland, the son of Norman Kerr, merchant, and Ann Mackay.

Education
He was educated at Railings School, Inverness, and the Grammar School, Aberdeen. He graduated from Aberdeen University and took the course in the Free Church College there.

Marriage
He married Evangeline Helen Girchotte Mackenzie. She was born about 1867 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the eldest daughter of the Rev. Donald Mackenzie, Farr, and Margaret J. Dormond..

Ministry
He was licensed on 9th May, 1893, by the Free Presbytery of Nairn, Prior to his ordination he served as assistant in Harris, Inverness-shire; Nairn; and Logie Easter (Mr MacDonald); and Queen Street Church, Inverness. He was ordained at Melness and Eriboll, Sutherland, on 12th December, 1894. The smack carrying their furniture to Melness was driven ashore by a gale on the evening of 6th January, 1895, and the cargo was damaged.

In South Africa he was appointed Chaplain to the Scots Greys.

Death
He died at Kimberley, South Africa, on 11th March, 1900, of enteric fever, and was buried in Kimberley Cemetery.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Norman Donald Talmine Kerr born about 1895 in Farr, Sutherland. He died on 8th Oct0ober, 1922, at Princes Street, Thurso, Caithness

(2) Annie Sheila Kerr born in 1900 in Tongue, Sutherland.

Sources
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Cathel Kerr.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 10th January,, 1895

The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 10th October, 1922, p.12


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KERR, GABRIEL

Born at Stewarton, 1819. Studied at the Universities, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Became missionary of the Free Tron Church, Glasgow, in the Cowcaddens district, and gathered a congregation over which he was ordained, 1867. Married, 1879, Dorothea Stewart. Died, 1882.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was the son of John Kerr, grazier and cattle dealer, and Elizabeth Langmuir. His presence is recorded in Old Parish Records on 18th December, 1819, in Stewarton, Ayrshire.

Education
He studied at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1846-50.

Marriage
He married Dorothea Stewart on 10th December, 1879, at the bride’s home, 272 Bath Street, Glasgow (Registration: 1879 644/9 534 Kelvin). She was born on 22nd May,1848, in Maryhill, Glasgow, the daughter of John Stewart, surgeon, and Jane Anderson.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Presbytery of Edinburgh. He was ordained in Cowcaddens, Glasgow, on 19th September, 1867. This was a congregation that had been brought into being through his own efforts under the direction of the Tron Church. Early in 1865 the congregation had heard a report that Kerr was to be removed from them against their wishes and without a proper reason being given and presented a petition to the Presbytery, asking them to intervene in the matter – to erect them into a separate charge or to put them under a different Kirk Session, “the Session of Free Tron having taken but little interest in the station”. The Presbytery appointed a Committee to look into the matter. It emerged that the Tron was willing to sever the connection with Kerr and Cowcaddens and so the station became a congregation in its own right.

A new church was opened there in 1873.

Death
He died suddenly on 29th July, 1882, at 14 Royal Crescent, Crosshill, Glasgow. His wife died in 1930 in Scotstoun, Glasgow.

Family
There is no evidence that they had any issue.

Sources
The Home and Foreign Missionary Record of the Free Church of Scotland, 1867, p.279

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Gabriel Kerr.

Glasgow Herald, 9th March, 1865; 30th March, 1865


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KERR, WILLIAM ROBERT, M.A.

Born in Aberdeenshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Kirkoswald, 1897. Married, 1898, Mary Gardner.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.145

He served in Kirkoswald, Ayrshire.


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KESSEN, ANDREW

Born at Paisley, 1793. Studied at the University, Glasgow, taking the greater part of a medical course before entering on the study of theology. He became parish teacher in Strathblane, 1819. Ordained at Lethendy, Perthshire, 1838, but without stipend, manse, or glebe, in consequence of interdict by the Court of Session. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Mr. Kessen was twice married, his second wife being Marion Marshall Wilson. Died, 1859. [Vol. 2 says he finished in Lethendy in 1856.]


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.4, p.166

He served in Lethendy and Kinloch, Perthshire.


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KESSEN, JAMES

Born at Paisley, 1820. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Bathgate, 1851. Married, 1862, Mary Blackie. Died, 1892.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 28th September, 1820 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, the son of William Kessen, shawl manufacturer, and Elizabeth McArthur.

Education
He attended Paisley Grammar School prior to entering Glasgow University. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1844-48. He was a teacher in 1841.

Marriage
He married Mary Blaikie on 9th July, 1862, at the bride’s home, Holydean, Bowden, Roxburghshire (Registration: 1862 783/ 3 Bowden). She was born there about 1830, the daughter of Robert Blaikie, farmer, and Violet Smith.

Ministry
He was licensed in May, 1848. He occupied the pulpit of Union Free Church, Glasgow, for about a year before being ordained in Bathgate, West Lothian, on 25th September, 1851.

Death
He died on 10th March, 1892, at the Free Church Manse, Bathgate, West Lothian, and was buried there. “His genial and kindly disposition made him greatly beloved among all classes.” His wife died in 1908 in Dunblane, Perthshire.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) William Frederick Kessen born on 1st August, 1863, at the Free Church Manse, Bathgate, West Lothian. He died there on 6th February, 1873.

(2) Robert Blaikie Kessen, born on 22nd July, 1865, at the Free Church Manse, Bathgate, West Lothian. He married Madeline Sisson, on 13th November, 1908, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was a banker working for the Bank of New Brunswick. They latterly live in the USA.

(3) James Archibald Kessen born on 9th January, 1867, in Bathgate, West Lothian. He died on 4th May, 1932, in St Andrew, Edinburgh,

(4) Violet Elizabeth Kessen born on 4th September, 1869, in Bathgate, West Lothian. She died there on 21st September, 1870.

(5) Jane Violet Kessen born on 31st May, 1871, in Bathgate, West Lothian. She died on 8th March, 1947, in George Square, Edinburgh.

Sources
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James Kessen.

Glasgow Herald, 4th August, 1863

The Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, 25th July, 1865

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 12th March, 1892


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KILGOUR, JAMES

Born at Lasswade, 1837. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cockenzie, 1870. Resigned, 1887.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1837 in Lasswade, Cockpen, Midlothian, the son of James Turner Kilgour, wood merchant, and his wife Christian Arnot.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1861-65.

Marriage
He married Helen Logan on 19th June, 1895, at 77 Queen Street, Edinburgh (Registration: 1895 685/2 206 St Andrew (Edinburgh)). She was born in the 1st quarter of 1866 in Kensington, London, England, the daughter of John Logan, baker, and Margaret Brown.

Ministry
He was ordained in Cockenzie, East Lothian, in 1870. He was “sojourning” in Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1873, and a letter to a local paper gives a very interesting description of his style of preaching. The Commission of Assembly of March, 1887, declined to accept a memorial from his Presbytery asking that he be permitted to retire from his charge on condition that he receive £60 annually from the Funds of the Church.

In 1901 he was in Strathmiglo, Fife, and claimed to be the Free Church or the United Free Church minister there. He does not appear either in FUFC or the online ministers’ register of the New Zealand Presbyterian Church. The place of birth of his children show that he was several years in Strathmiglo. He was surely the “ordained preacher” that Ewing mentions as ministering in South, Strathmiglo, Fife, 1889-1899.

Death
He died in January, 1923, in Dron, Perthshire, and was buried in Strathmiglo, Fife. Helen Logan or Kilgour died in 1948 in Newington, Edinburgh.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Margaret Brown Kilgour born in 1897 in Strathmiglo, Fife. She married Thomas Gibson on 31st July, 1926, at Palmerston Place Church, Edinburgh. She was buried in Strathmiglo on 8th April, 1987. She died in Newington, Edinburgh.

(2) Alan James Kilgour born in 1899 in Strathmiglo, Fife. He died on 5th February, 1927, in Cavers, Roxburghshire, and was buried in Strathmiglo, Fife.

(3) Winifred Arnot Kilgour born in 1902 in Strathmiglo, Fife. She was buried there on 4th June, 1983. She probably died in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

Sources
Otago Daily Times, 1873

Rootsweb

Findagrave

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 3rd March, 1887

The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 2nd August, 1926, p.12


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KILPATRICK, DANIEL ROSS

Born at Glasgow, 1821. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Became missionary of Free St. George’s, Glasgow, in the district of Lyon Street, 1853. Here he gathered a congregation over which he was ordained, 1860. In 1876 he and his kirk-session promoted the erection of a new congregation at North Woodside, to which he was transferred with a considerable part of his congregation. Married, 1840, Margaret MacDougall; and, 1856, Eliza Ritchie. Resigned, 1891. [Vol. 2 says he was still there in 1900.]


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.235

For some family connections, see the Kilpatrick Tree.

He served in Lyon Street, Glasgow; and North Woodside, Glasgow.


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KILPATRICK, DAVID, D.D.

Born, 1849. Son of foregoing. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Garelochhead, 1873. Married, the same year, Helen D. Bankier. Translated to Newhaven, 1879.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.20

For some family connections, see the Kilpatrick Tree.

He served in Garelochhead, Argyll; and Newhaven, Edinburgh.


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KILPATRICK, THOMAS BUCHANAN, D.D. (Glasgow)

Born at Glasgow, 1857. Son of Rev. D. R. Kilpatrick. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Burntisland, 1882. Married, 1885, Anna M. K. Orr; and, 1899, Ann M. Binnie. Translated, 1888, to Ferryhill, Aberdeen. Appointed, 1899, Professor in the Presbyterian College of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Publication.—Butler’s Three Sermons (“Bible Class Handbooks”).


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 27th September, 1857, in Blythswood, Glasgow, the son of Daniel Ross Kilpatrick, a Free Church minister. For some family connections, see the Kilpatrick Tree.

Education
He graduated M.A. from Glasgow University in 1877 and B.D. in 1880. He was awarded the D.D. degree on 14th April, 1899.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Anna M. Kelso Orr in 1885 in Newington, Edinburgh. She was born about 1851 in Symington, Ayrshire, the daughter of George Orr, Free Church minister, and Jessie Hamilton Howe.

(2) Jane Menzies Binnie on 27th June, 1899, at 90 Inverleith Place, registered in St Andrews, Edinburgh. She was born on 26th and baptized on 26th April, 1854, in Stirling, the daughter of William Binnie, minister, and Janet Fairbairn. Her father became a Free Church minister; and her mother was sister of John Clarkston Fairbairn, a Free Church minister.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Glasgow, on 5th October, 1881. He was assistant to William Laughton, Greenock, in 1882 when he was elected to Shandon, Dunbartonshire. But on 11th July, 1881, he was also elected to Burntisland, Fife, and he was ordained there on 21st September, that year. He was translated to Ferryhill, Aberdeen on 1st March, 1888, the call to him having been signed originally by 8 elders; 9 deacons; 216 members and 106 adherents. He gave a course of lectures in a Canadian University in 1898. After serving as Professor in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from 1899, he became Professor in Knox College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1905. He was influential in developing the doctrine for church union of the United Church of Canada in 1908. He wrote a number of books on evangelism and union.

Death
Anna Orr or Kilpatrick died on 7th December, 1896, at her home, 68 Polmuir Road, Aberdeen. He died on 20th May, 1930, in Canada. Jane Menzies Kilpatrick or Binnie died on 11th January, 1943.

Family
He had isssue by his first wife including:

(1) Elizabeth Margaret R.F. Kilpatrick born on 15th February, 1886, in Burntisland, Fife.

(2) George Gordon Dinwiddie M. Kilpatrick born on 12th April, 1888, in Old Machar, Aberdeen. He married Ruth McGillivray Fotheringham, in January, 1920. He was minister of St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He died on 11th October, 1975.

(3) Dorothy Hamilton Kilpatrick born on 20th January, 1891, in Old Machar, Aberdeen. She was appointed by the Foreign Mission Committee of the Presbyterian Church to serve as a missionary in Central India in 1914. With some interruptions, she served in India until 1955, retiring in 1956. She wrote The Romance of Prince Rana and other Indian Tales.

Sources
Kilpatrick, Thomas Buchanan, Our Common Faith, The Ryerson Press, Toronto

Authorandbookinfo

Archeion

Biographi.ca

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 20th December, 1887; 20th July, 1898

Glasgow Herald, 9th December, 1896

The Dundee Courier & Argus, 23rd February, 1899, p.3


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KILPATRICK, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Ardrossan, 1861. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Gorgie, Edinburgh, 1891. Married, 1892, Mary B. Fyfe.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.9

He served in Gorgie, Edinburgh.


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KING, ALEXANDER DUNLOP

Born, 1850. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and Original Secession Church Divinity Hall. Ordained at Carnoustie, 1877. Resigned, 1880. Became assistant to the minister of St. Marnock’s Parish, Kilmarnock. After three months he formed a congregation of his own and was admitted with his people to the Free Church, 1883. In 1889 he resigned and went to America.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 19th December, 1850, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, the son of William King, shoemaker, and Janet Dunlop.

Marriage
He married Ellen Gowans Robertson in 1878 in Blythswood, Glasgow. She was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1856, the daughter of William Robertson and Ellen Cunningham.

Ministry
He was minister of Carnousstie, Angus, United Original Secession Church. He applied for admission to the Church of Scotland and became assistant to the minister of St Marnock’s, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. A large number of the congregation, on hearing that their minister had dismissed King as his assistant, resolved to become a congregation of the Church of Scotland with King as their minister. This congregation, however, was eventually admitted to the Free Church in 1883 and King was inducted to it – Kilmarnock— Braehead – on 10th July, 1883. He later went to America and was received by the Presbyterian Church in September, 1889. He accepted a call to Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Suffolk County, New York. In 1900 and in 1920, he was in Chicago, Illinois, USA; and in 1910 he was in Oxford, Sumner, Kansas, USA.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Ellen Victoria R. King born in 1879 in Barry, Angus.

(2) William King born 14th March and died 24th March, 1881, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.

(3) Jannette Wilhelmina King born in 1882 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.

(4) Margaret Eunice King born in 1885 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.

(5) Alexander Dunlop King born on 29th April, 1887, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. He was a lawyer. He married Mildred and they lived, for a time, in Cook, Illinois, USA. He died on 10th June, 1956, and was buried in Goleta Cemetery, Santa Barbara County California, USA, Plot: 1 East- Lot- 003-1/2- Space-1.

(6) William Frederick King born in 1889 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. He was at one time a book-keeper. He married Margaret and they lived for a time in Cook, Illinois, USA.

(7) John B. King born on 8th August, 1893, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a hotel time-keeper. He married Olga King. He died on 25th March, 1943, in Proviso, Cook, Illinois, USA.

(8) Hamilton G. King born on 7th December, 1895, in New York, New York, USA. He was a lumber company yardman. He died on 22nd May, 1945, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

(9) Robert L. King born about 1898 in Cook, Illinois, USA. He died there on 11th November, 1902.

Sources
Ayrshireroots

Familysearch

Fultonhistory

Findagrave

The Scotsman, Edinburgh,14th September, 1880, p.6; 4th June 1883, p.3


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KING, ANDREW

Born at Glasgow, 1793. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and spent some years in teaching. Ordained at Torphichen, 1830. Translated to St. Stephen’s, Glasgow, 1836. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. In 1844 Dr. King was a deputy of the Free Church to Canada, and shortly afterwards was appointed Professor of Theology in the College at Halifax. In 1871 he retired, and returned to Scotland. Dr. King married Matilda Ferguson. Died, 1874.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.3, p.466

He served in St. Stephen’s, Glasgow.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Andrew King.


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KING, EDWARD WILLIAM

Born at Sumatra, 1824. He acted as secretary of the Evangelical Society of Batavia from 1851, and was sent to this country in 1857 to study for the ministry. Studied at the New College and United Presbyterian Church Divinity Hall, Edinburgh. By authority of the Assembly, 1860, ordained missionary to Batavia. Married, 1860, Marion F. Thorburn. Mr. King established a mission of his own at Fort Cornelis, where he had access to both a Dutch and a native population. He left Java, 1876, and became minister of a congregation at Kilburgh in Holland, 1878. Died, 1885.


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Background
He was born on 16th August, 1824, and baptized on 27th February, 1825, in Fort Marlborough-Benkoelen, Sumatra-Selatan, Indonesia, the son of George King and his wife Caroline Catharine Townsend.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1858-60.

Marriage
He married Marion Marshall Forrester Thorburn on 31st July, 1860, at 12 Hermitage Place, Edinburgh. She was born on 5th September, 1832, in South Leith, Edinburgh, the daughter of George Thorburn, merchant, and Anne Forrester.

Ministry
He was ordained as minister of the European population and missionary of the Free Church in Batavia on 2nd May, 1860, in the Free High Church, Edinburgh. Professor Smeaton conducted the service and preached from Jeremiah 23:23-24: “Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the LORD.”

Source
The Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, 2nd August, 1860


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KINMONT, ALEXANDER WILLIAMSON, M.A.

Born at Edinburgh, 1861. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Burntisland, 1888. Married, 1892, Margaret H. F. Macaulay.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.358

He served in Burntisland, Fife.

PCNZ, Ministers’ Register


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KINNEAR, ROBERT

Born at Edinburgh, 1811. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1841, at Torthorwald. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated to Moffat, 1843. Became senior minister, 1867. Died, 1883.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.2, p.301

He served in Moffat, Dumfries-shire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Robert Kinnear.


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KIPPEN, JAMES

Born at Aberfeldy, 1823. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Raasay, 1857. Married, 1863, Catherine Boog. Translated, 1867, to Arrochar. Died, 1881.


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Background
He was baptised on 11th April, 1823, in Dull, Perthshire, the son of James Kippen, wright, later merchant, and his wife Margaret Marshall.

Education
A James Kippen graduated M.A. from Edinburgh University on 22nd April, 1848. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1847-51.

Marriage
He married Catherine Boog on 26th February, 1863, at the bride’s home, 20 Grange Road, Edinburgh (Registration: 1863 685/5 43 Newington). She was born about 1830 in Edinburgh, the daughter of John Boog, saddler, later merchant, and Jane Hutcheson.

Ministry
He was called to Raasay, Inverness-shire, in 1856 and ordained there the following year. At that time he was described as being from Invertiel. He was called to Arrochar, Dunbartonshire, as colleague and successor of Colin Mackenzie, in 1866.

Death
He died on 25th September, 1881, in Aberfeldy, Perthshire. His wife died in 1898 in Grange, Edinburgh.

Family
There is no evidence that they had issue.

Sources
Minutes of the Free Presbytery of Dumbarton, NRS, CH3/80/2

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James Kippen.


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KIPPEN, JAMES JOHN GLEN

Born at South Leith, 1846. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Pitcairngreen, 1876. Married, 1877, Margaret Thorburn.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.337

He served in Pitcairngreen, Red Gorton, Perthshire.


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KIRK, JOHN

Born at St. Andrews, 1795. Studied at the University, St. Andrews. Ordained at Barry, 1824. Married, 1828, Christian G. Carnegie. Translated to Arbirlot, 1837. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. For several years after the Disruption Mr. Kirk lived in Arbroath. One of his sons was the well-known Dr. John Kirk, surgeon to the expedition of Dr. Livingstone, and subsequently Consul-General at Zanzibar. Died, 1858.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.422

He served in Arbirlot, Angus.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: John Kirk.


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KIRKLAND, MATTHEW

Born, 1799. Licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow, 1828. Ordained at New Cumnock, 1835. Married, 1839, Ann Smith. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Died, 1846.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.3, p.28

He served in New Cumnock, Ayrshire.


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KIRKPATRICK, WILLIAM

Born at Hightae, Dumfries-shire, 1862. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Kirriemuir, South, 1894. Married, 1896, Mary Blacklock.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.201

He served in South, Kirriemuir, Angus.


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KITCHAN, JAMES

Born in Dumfries-shire, 1797. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. After licence Mr. Kitchan went to Canada, where he was ordained, 1831, and settled in the Presbytery of Kingston. Owing to ill-health he returned to this country. Settled at Mordington, 1844. Died, 1871.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.638

He served in Mordington, Berwickshire.


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KNIGHT, GEORGE ALEXANDER FRANK, M.A., F.R.S.E.

Born at Dollar Free Church manse, 1868. Son of Rev. G. H. Knight. Studied at the Universities, Aberdeen and Glasgow, and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Auchterarder, 1899.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.216

He was the son of George Halley Knight, a Free Church minister. He married Annie Baillie Adamson, the daughter of Thomas Adamson, a Free Church minister.

He served in Auchterarder, Perthshire.


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KNIGHT, GEORGE FULTON, M.A.

Born at Edinburgh, 1808. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Mordington, 1832. Married, 1834, Jessie Angus. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated to East Wemyss, 1844. Became senior minister, 1880. Died, 1891.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.2, p.58

His sons George Halley Knight and William Angus Knight were Free Church ministers.

He served in Mordington, Berwickshire; and East Wemyss, Fife.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: KNIGHT, GEORGE FULTON


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KNIGHT, GEORGE HALLEY

Born, 1835. Son of the foregoing. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Dollar, 1863. Married, 1865, Marianne Somerville. Translated to Aberdeen, South, 1878, and to Bearsden, 1888. Resigned, 1895.


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Background
He was born on 28th February, 1835, in Mordington, Berwickshire, the son of GeorgeFulton Knight, minister, and Jessie Angus.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1856-60.

Marriage
He married Marianne Sommerville, on 14th November, 1865, in Blythswood, Glasgow. She was born on 8th July, 1845, the daughter of Alexander Neil Somerville, Free Church minister, and Isabella Ewing.

Ministry
In 1862, he was elected by West, Helensburgh, as colleague and successor to John Anderson, whose assistant he had been. But he was also elected to Dollar and Muckhart, Clackmannanshire, and he was ordained there on 17th September, 1863. In 1876 he was elected to St Andrews, Fife – but remained in Dollar. On 14th February, 1877, he was elected to Montrose but he declined the call. He was translated to South, Aberdeen on 31st October, 1878; and, in October, 1888, he was translated to Bearsden, Dunbartonshire. On 13th August, 1895, he resigned his charge.

Death
He died on 12th July, 1917, in Almanaire, Garelochhead, Row, Dunbartonshire. His wife died in 1902 in Row, Dunbartonshire.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Ella Catherine Knight born on 14th November, 1866, at the Free Church Manse, Dollar, Clackmannanshire. She perhaps died in the 1st quarter of 1941 in Islington, London, England.

(2) George A.F. Knight born on 19th October, 1868, in Dollar, Clackmannanshire. He became a minister. He married Annie Baillie Adamson, daughter of Thomas Adamson, a Free Church minister. He died on 2nd May, 1937, in Hillhead, Glasgow.

(3) Nora Jessie Knight born on 5th July, 1870, in Dollar, Clackmannanshire. She died on 19th March, 1915, in Milton, Glasgow.

(4) Adelaide Somerville Knight born on 26th July, 1873, in Dollar, Clackmannanshire. She married Peter McRitchie in 1901 in Blythswood, Glasgow. She died in the 1st quarter of 1929 in Swansea, Wales.

(5) Winifred Angus Knight born on 13th July, 1876, in Dollar, Clackmannanshire. She is said to have been a missionary and to have married Ernest Augustus Boxer, in 1903, in Kota Kota, British Central Africa, and to have died in 1905 on SS Victoria, on Lake Nyassa, Kenya. Ernest Boxer was a doctor and missionary.

(6) Gertrude Margaret Knight born on 8th July, 1875, in Aberdeen.

Sources
Records.ancestry

Rootsweb

Cobboldfht

Glasgow Herald, 12th July, 1862; 16th November, 1866

The Dundee Courier & Argus and Northern Warder, 16th February, 1877


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KNIGHT, WILLIAM ANGUS, LL.D.

Born, 1836. Son of the Rev. G. F. Knight. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at St. Enoch’s, Dundee, 1866. Married, 1865, Mary Simpson Landale. In 1873 Mr. Knight joined the Church of Scotland along with his congregation, and in 1879 he became a member of the Scottish Episcopal Church. In 1876 he was appointed Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of St. Andrews.

Publications.—Colloquia Peripatetica. Studies in Philosophy and Literature. Essays in Philosophy. The Philosophy of the Beautiful. Aspects of Theism. The English Lake District. Life of Wordsworth in an Edition of his Works. Hume, in “Philosophical Classics” (of which Series he was editor).


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.338

He was the son of George Fulton Knight, a Free Church minister.

He served in St. Enoch’s, Dundee.


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KÖNIG, RUDOLF

Born at Dantzig, 1816. Studied at the Universities, Berlin and Bonn. He was a licentiate of the Prussian Church, and was employed by the Free Church Jewish Mission Committee at Constantinople, 1845. By authority of the General Assembly, 1847, ordained a Jewish missionary of the Free Church. Married, the same year, Mary Jane Gumprecht. After labouring for a winter at Budapest he returned to Constantinople, and was finally transferred to Budapest. Resigned, 1890. Died, 1894. [In the List of missionaries his surname is Koenig.]


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born in Danzig, Prussia, in 1816.

Education
He received his school education in his native town, and then studied successively at the universities of Berlin and Bonn, Germany.

Marriage
He married Mary Jane Gumprecht in 1847. She is said to have been from Glasgow. The only Gumprecht family there in 1841-51 was that of Julius Gumprecht, a foreign wine dealer, and his wife Dorothea Schlesinger, head of a private school. Both were born in Germany. And her death notice confirms that Julius was her father.

Ministry
He worked amongst the Jews in Constantinople and was ordained for that work by authority of the General Assembly by the Free Presbytery of Edinburgh in 1847. He moved from Constantinople to Budapest in 1863. In both these places he was a valued agent of the National Bible Society of Scotland and the London Tract Society. He resigned in October, 1890.

Death
He spent his last years in Potsdam. He died on 16th September, 1894. His wife died in Berlin, Germany, on 30th January, 1906.

Sources
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Rudolf Koenig.

The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 24th February, 1906, p.16


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