James Dewar

James Dewar

Male 1738 - 1795  (57 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Male 
    Born 1738  [1
    • from data on headstone
    Died 12 July 1795  [1
    Buried after 12 July 1795  Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Person ID I11648  Roger
    Last Modified 20 February 2003 

    Family/Spouse Helen Drysdale,   b. 1735,   d. 1 January 1812  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 December 1759  Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
       1. Male George Dewar,   b. 1 January 1760,   d. 20 January 1794  (Age 34 years)
       2. Female Helen Dewar,   b. 6 July 1761,   d. 1 October 1788  (Age 27 years)
       3. Male Adam Dewar,   b. 20 November 1763,   d. Yes - date unknown
       4. Male John Dewar,   b. 1 February 1767,   d. June 1767  (Age 0 years)
       5. Male James Dewar,   b. 17 March 1768,   d. 4 January 1773  (Age 4 years)
       6. Female Catharine Dewar,   b. 9 November 1770,   d. Yes - date unknown
       7. Female Christian Dewar,   b. 11 February 1773,   d. Yes - date unknown
       8. Male John Dewar,   b. 7 July 1776,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Family ID F8622  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 December 1759 - Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - after 12 July 1795 - Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    The sign at the entrace to Culross Abbey and its grounds. Amazingly the current day minister is a Reverend Moffat!!!!!
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    An explanatory sign on the grounds of the Abbey showing the extent of the Abbey when it was complete. The remaining standing part is at the top of the image.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    View of Culross Abbey from road
    View of Culross Abbey from road
    The road leads almost right to the door of Culross Abbey. The part straight ahead is still used as a church, the rest of the Abbey was to the right. The cemetery is up the rise to the left.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    A view of Culross Abbey from the cemetery, looking down the slope to the Abbey.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Ruins of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Ruins of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    A view of the ruins of the Abbey. This view is from lower down the hill, note thickness of stone walls visible. The part of the Abbey still standing can be seen showing above the large stone walls in the foreground.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000

    Headstones
    Headstone of James Deuar and Hellen Drysdale and Family
    Headstone of James Deuar and Hellen Drysdale and Family
    Headstone in church yard of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fifeshire, Scotland. Photo taken 23 June 2000 by Roger Moffat
    Inscription:

    Here lies
    the corps of
    James Deuar who died
    July 12th day 1795 aged 57 years
    Helen Drysdale His wife died
    Jan 1h 1812 aged 75 years
    also George Deuar who died
    January 20 1794 aed 33 years &
    Hellen Deuar who died October
    1th day 1788 aged 27 years &
    James Deuar who died January 4th
    Day 1773 aged 4 years, John Deuar
    died aged 4 months Children to
    James Deuar & Hellen Drysdale his spouse

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat.
    2. [S124] Old Parish Register Search Results from Scotland's People, General Register Office for Scotland.
    3. [S270] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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