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Descendants of Herbert Biggar 

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12 GENERATIONS

EARLY MEMBERS OF THE STEWARTRY FAMILY

 HERBERT BIGGAR (abt.1560) of BARBOY 

The first ascertainable member of the Kirkcudbrightshire family. On 10th March 1614, John, Archbishop of Glasgow, received from the Crown confirmation charter of certain lands in the Barony of Bishop Forest, Parish of Kirkpatrick-Irongray, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, among them being the lands of Captainton,

COLTART, JOHNSON, CAVERS, JACKSON, CURRIE, MUIR, WALKER, LINDSEY, HOWATT, HARRIS, BRICE, HYSLOP, MCBURNIE, WAUGH, GILLESPIE. CROCKET, WELLS, GRACIE, LAUDER, TURNBULL, PRINGLE, DALGLEISH, MITCHELL, LAIDLAW, JOHNSTONE, DICKSON, CORSAN, COX, THOMSON

HERBERT BIGGAR  & AGNES COLTART

Scotland - Canada

"HERBERT BIGGAR or BARBUIE (1712-1778).——Died “aged 6‘6J (Tombstome Irongray). Bond, 20th Dec., 1738, to pay to James Biggar of Barbuie, my father ” 600 merks Scots (Barbuie Papers). Assignation, 20th Dec., 1738, by James Biggar of Barhuy “ to Harbert, my eldest lawfullson, the 10sland of the merkland of Barhuy (Barbuie Papers). Discharge 22nd Jan., 1728. James Loudown, factor to the College of Glasgow, to the Laird of Ba-rbowy for his feu duty for eleven years of his merkland in Bishopforrest, 1717-27 (Barbuie Papers). Bond 21st Dec., 1737, to Robert Neilson, written by James Biggar, Student of Divinity (Barbuie Papers).

He was appointed on the death of James Biggar of Marglolly (1748) by the Presbytery of Dumfries to collect money from the heritors of Irongray for the repair of Irongray Kirk (Presbytery Minutes 1st Nov 1748.

Descendants of Herbert Biggar IV

Generations 5 - 6

 

Generation No. 5

 

18.  HERBERT5 BIGGAR IV (JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born March 15, 1711/12 in of Barbuie, Moniaive,Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, and died March 15, 1778 in Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire.  He married AGNES COLTART, daughter of JAMES COLTART.  She was born August 24, 1720, in Kirkgunzeon, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, and died April 06, 1795 in Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire

More About HERBERT BIGGAR IV: & AGNES COLTART:   Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

    Children of HERBERT BIGGAR and AGNES COLTART are:

24.              i.     AGNES6 BIGGAR, b. 1742; d. 1762.

25.             ii.     JOHN BIGGAR, b. 1744, Moffat a parish in Dumfriesshire; d. May 1809, Irongrey, Kircudbright.

26.            iii.     JANET BIGGAR, b. 1746.

27.             iv.     MARGARET BIGGAR, b. 1746; d. October 30, 1831.

28.             v.      BARBARA BIGGAR, b. 1748.

29.            vi.     NICHOLAS BIGGAR, b. 1750; d. 1783.

30.           vii.     JAMES BIGGAR, b. 1754, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; d. July 09, 1829, of Meiklrlarg, Urr and Maryholm.

31.           viii.     WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. January 07, 1758, Irongrey, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; d. 1821.

32.            ix.      ROBERT BIGGAR, b. April 02, 1761, Irongrey, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; d. April 23, 1836, Mount Pleasant,                                    Ontario.

 

 

19.  ANDREW5 BIGGAR (WILLIAM4 BIGER, WILLIAM3, HERBERT2 BIGGAR II, HERBERT1) was born May 04, 1756 in Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland, and died October 13, 1815 in Etterick, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.  He married CHRISTIAN JOHNSON on June 05, 1790, in Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland, daughter of ROBERT JOHNSON.  She was born December 02, 1770, in Manor, Peebles-shire, Scotland, and died August 11, 1853, in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

 

More About ANDREW BIGGAR: Christening: May 06, 1756, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland

 

More About CHRISTIAN JOHNSON: Christening: September 13, 1750, South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland

       

  Children of ANDREW BIGGAR and CHRISTIAN JOHNSON are:

                   i.    HELEN6 BIGGAR, b. June 12, 1791, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. May 20, 1866; m. ALEX MORRISON; b. 1790; d. May                           29, 1850.

33.             ii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. December 27, 1794, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. 1853, Waterloo County, North Dumfries,                                  Ontario1.

                 iii.    MARY BIGGAR, b. February 24, 1796, Etterick, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. March 14, 1863, Galt, Waterloo,                                          Ontario;  m. JAMES CAVERS; b. 1788, Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. July 18, 1861.

 

More About MARY BIGGAR:

Burial: Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

Christening: April 24, 1796, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland

 

More About JAMES CAVERS:

Burial: Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

 

                 iv.     ANDREW BIGGAR, b. October 15, 1797.

                  v.      JAMES BIGGAR, b. October 09, 1800; d. July 1832, Scotland.

More About ANDREW BIGGAR:

Census: 1851, Canada West (Ontario), Waterloo County, Dumfries North

Occupation: Farner

Religion: Methodist

 

34.            vi.    CATHRINE BIGGAR, b. August 22, 1806, Ettrick, Selkirk; d. November 1854, Scotland.

35.           vii.    ROBERT BIGGAR, b. January 02, 1808, Galashiels, Etterick, Scotland.

               viii.    JOHN BIGGAR, b. May 14, 1810, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. April 1858, Redwood, Medora, Muskoka, Ontario,                                 CA.; m.  MARGARET JACKSON, November 30, 1836, Muskoka, Ontario; b. October 10, 1822, Wemyss, Fife,                                         Scotland; d.   September 28, 1899, Redwood, Medora, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

 

 More About JOHN BIGGAR:

 Census: 1891, 116, Simcoe East, Medora and Wood

 Christening: July 22, 1810, Ettrick, Selkirk

 

                ix.    ALEXANDER BIGGAR, b. November 25, 1811, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

 

 More About ALEXANDER BIGGAR:  Christening: November 25, 1811, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland

 

                           x.    CATHERINE BIGGAR, b. August 22, 1806.

20.  JAMES5 BIGGAR (ROBERT4, JAMES3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born October 24, 1710, in Upper Dalgleish,  Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland, and died in Quebec.  He married JEAN CURRIE on April 26, 1748.  She was born in 1720, and died on February 05, 1926, in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania.

 

Marriage is listed under John and Children listed under James Biggar and Jean Currie Register of baptisms, marriages, proclamations of marriages, session minutes (1723-1741) and mortuary rolls

       

Children of JAMES BIGGAR and JEAN CURRIE are:

36.             i.    ROBERT6 BIGGAR, b. July 09, 1749, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland.

                 ii.    ISOBEL BIGGAR, b. February 24, 1750/51, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland..

                iii.    WALTER BIGGAR, b. 1755.

                iv.     JAMES BIGGAR, b. February 13, 1759, Bowden, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

37.            v.     THOMAS BIGGAR, b. May 17, 1761, Bowden, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. August 09, 1820, Huntington, Quebec, Canada.

 

 

21.  WALTER5 BIGGAR (ROBERT4, JAMES3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1714 in Ettrick Parish, Scotland, and died in June 28, 1784, in Ettrick Parish, Scotland.  He married HELLEEN MUIR on April 25, 1738, in Ettrick, Selkirk, daughter of ANDREW MUIR and HELEN MITCHEL.  She was born June 13, 1719, in Kilrenny, Fife, Scotland, and died October 20, 1768, in Ettrick, Scottish Borders, Scotland.

 

More About WALTER BIGGAR & HELEN MUIR: Burial: Ettrick Church, Ettrick Parish, Scotland

 

Children of WALTER BIGGAR and HELEN MUIR are:

38.             i.    ELIZABETH6 BIGGAR, b. October 07, 1739, Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland; d. March 09, 1820, Ettrick,                            Scottish Borders, Scotland.

                 ii.    ROBERT BIGGAR, b. July 06, 1741; d. October 19, 1767.

 

                         More About ROBERT BIGGAR: Burial: Ettrick Church, Ettrick Parish, Scotland

 

39.           iii.    JOHN BIGGAR, b. January 02, 1742/43, Ettrick, Scottish Borders, Scotland; d. February 24, 1826, Craighill, Ettrick,                            Selkirk, Scotland.

                iv.    ISABEL BIGGAR, b. March 03, 1744/45, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; m. ROBERT KERR, June 12, 1774, Ettrick Ettrick                              Scotland.

 

More About ISABEL BIGGAR: Christening: March 03, 1744/45, Ettrick Parish Church Scotland

 

                 v.    JEAN BIGGAR, b. April 26, 1747.

More About JEAN BIGGAR:   Census: April 17, 1747, Ettrick, Scotland

 

                vi.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. August 13, 1749; d. 1749.

More About JAMES BIGGAR:      Christening: August 13, 1749, Ettrick, Scotland

 

               vii.    WALTER BIGGAR, b. September 02, 1750.

More About WALTER BIGGAR: Christening: September 02, 1750, Ettrick Parish Church Scotland

 

              viii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. February 19, 1753; d. January 21, 1770.

                ix.    MARGARET BIGGAR, b. April 18, 1755.

                 x.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. May 14, 1758; m. ELIZABETH LAIDLAW, June 17, 1772, Selkirkshire, Scotland.

                xi.    ANNE BIGGAR, b. May 10, 1761, Ettrick, Selkirk.

More About ANNE BIGGAR:      Christening: May 10, 1761, Ettrick, Scotland

 

               xii.    HELEN BIGGAR, d. October 19, 1767, Etterick, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

 

 

22.  JOHN5 BIGGAR (JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, HERBERT1) was born 1743 in Hallhill and died on September 06, 1825, in Hallhill Farm, Fourmerkland, Dumfries.  He married JEAN WALKER on March 12, 1778, in Fourmerkland, Holywood, Dumfries, Scotland.  She was born in 1753, and died November 18, 1830, in Hallhill Farm, Fourmerkland, Dumfries.

 

More About JOHN BIGGAR:

Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

Occupation: Farmer

Will: May 24, 1824, Kirkcudbright, Commissary Court

 

                                  More About JEAN WALKER:   Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

       

Children of JOHN BIGGAR and JEAN WALKER are:

                  i.    ESQ.  JAMES6 BIGGAR, b. January 05, 1779, Fourmerkland, Holywood, Dumfries, Scotland; d. June 26, 1804,                                    Kingston,  Jamaica.

 

                         More About ESQ JAMES BIGGAR: Occupation: Merchant of Kingston

 

40.            ii.    SARAH BIGGAR, b. May 10, 1781; d. December 31, 1824, Crawford, Ur.

                iii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. June 21, 1784, Fourmerkland, Dumfries; d. May 01, 1790, Hallhill Farm, Fourmerkland,                                     Dumfries.   Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

 

                iv.    ESQ. JOHN BIGGAR, b. August 18, 1786; d. July 13, 1829, Kingston, Jamaica.

                       More About ESQ JAMES BIGGAR: Occupation: Merchant of Kingston

                 v.    THOMAS BIGGAR, b. 1791, Of Crochmore Farm Dumfries; d. October 29, 1850, Cresswell.

                vi.    AGNES BIGGAR, b. 1792, Fourmerkland, Dumfries; d. April 24, 1818, Hallhill, Dumfries.

               vii.    JANET BIGGAR, b. September 17, 1792, Fourmerkland, Dumfries.

              viii.    JEAN BIGGAR, b. November 20, 1794, Fourmerkland, Dumfries; d. October 05, 1818, Hallhill, Dumfries.

                ix.    MARY BIGGAR, b. June 19, 1797; d. September 04, 1797.

 

 

23.  JAMES5 BIGGAR (ROBERT4, JAMES3, JAMES2, HERBERT1) was born October 30, 1761, in Fourmerkland, Dumfrieshire, and died October 27, 1838, in Kings Grange, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.  He married MARY LINDSEY in 1799.  She was born 1774 in Captionton and died May 25, 1845, in Kings Grange, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

 

More About JAMES BIGGAR: Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

 

More About MARY LINDSEY:

Census: 1841, Kings Grange (884)

       

Children of JAMES BIGGAR and MARY LINDSEY are:

                  i.    ROBERT6 BIGGAR, b. February 25, 1800, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. January 04, 1847, Kings Grange,                              Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; m. MARGARET HOWATT, daughter of Robert Howat  & Jane Jardine July 06,                              1835, Dumfries, Scotland; b. February 08, 1788,  Dumfrieshire, Scotland; d. December 20, 1867, St. Andrew, Fife.

 

More About ROBERT BIGGAR:

Christening: March 05, 1800, Holywood, Dumfries, Scotland

Occupation: Writer

 

More About MARGARET HOWATT:

Burial: St Michael's Churchyard

Census: 1851, Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland

Last Known Residence: 18 Buccleuch St

Will: December 20, 1867, Cupar Sheriff Court

 

                 ii.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. February 23, 1802; d. February 23, 1844, Kings Grange, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

 

                        More About JAMES BIGGAR:   Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

 

41.           iii.    JOHN BIGGAR, b. February 04, 1805, Dunscore, Dumfries; d. February 04, 1889, Lagg, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire.

                iv.    DAVID BIGGAR, b. May 14, 1807; d. May 14, 1876, Thornhill, Morton, Dumfries.

 

More About DAVID BIGGAR:

Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

Census: 1851, Duddingston, Midlothian

Occupation: 1851, Master (Cawvins Hospital )

Will: December 07, 1876, West Morton Street, Thornhill, County of Dumfries

 

42.            v.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. June 21, 1809, Dunscore, Dumfries; d. June 01, 1902, Laurieknowe, Maxwelltown.

43.           vi.    THOMAS BIGGAR, b. January 29, 1811, Skinford, parish of Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland; d. January 29, 1900, Urr,                           Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

               vii.    SAMUEL BIGGAR, b. July 14, 1817; d. July 14, 1835, Kings Grange, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

 

                        More About SAMUEL BIGGAR:     Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

Generation No. 6

24.  AGNES6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1742 and died in 1762.  She married ROBERT HARRIS. 

       

Children of AGNES BIGGAR and ROBERT HARRIS are:

                  i.    JANET7 HARRIS.

                 ii.    NICOLAS HARRIS.

                iii.    AGNES HARRIS.

                iv.    JOHN HARRIS.

                 v.    ALEXANDER HARRIS.

                vi.    JAMES HARRIS.

 

 

25.  JOHN6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1744 in Moffat a parish in Dumfriesshire and died May 1809 in Irongrey, Kircudbright.  He married (1) ISABELLA BRICE, daughter of JAMES BRICE.  She was born March 14, 1759, in Borgue, Kirkcudbright, Scotland.  He had a child with (2) JEAN MOFFAT.  She was born in Hollywood, Dumfries.

 

Notes for JOHN BIGGAR:

Served as heir to grandfather James 17 August 1731 and to father Harbert 9 July 1796. He bought Marglolly in 1785 (GW. Shirley)

       

Children of JOHN BIGGAR and ISABELLA BRICE are:

                  i.    JAMES7 BIGGAR, b. May 21, 1782, Barbouie, Scotland; d. July 29, 1856, Oakland, Upper Canada.

 

Notes for JAMES BIGGAR:

James served as Heir to his father on 25 August 1812. He sold Barbuie to his uncle James (m. Eliza Crocket) of Maryholm in 1812 for 3100.

 

More About JAMES BIGGAR:   Census: 1851, Canada West (Ontario), Brant County, Oakland

 

44.            ii.    MARY BIGGAR, b. 1784; d. June 27, 1855.

                iii.    GRACE BIGGAR, b. 1786; d. December 19, 1830, Irongrey.

  More About GRACE BIGGAR:     Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

 

                iv.    LYDIA BIGGAR, b. 1800; d. 1889, Balmaclellan.

 

       

Child of JOHN BIGGAR and JEAN MOFFAT is:

                 v.    SARAH7 BIGGAR, b. September 17, 1775, Holywood, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; m. WILLIAM STOTT.

 

 

26.  JANET6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born 1746.  She married THOMAS HYSLOP. 

       

Children of JANET BIGGAR and THOMAS HYSLOP are:

                  i.    HERBERT7 HYSLOP.

                 ii.    AGNES HYSLOP.

                iii.    JOHN HYSLOP.

                iv.    THOMAS ALEXANDER HYSLOP.

                 v.    JAMES ALEXANDER HYSLOP.

                vi.    CHARLES HYSLOP.

               vii.    ISABEL HYSLOP.

              viii.    MARGARET HYSLOP.

                ix.    MARY HORTON HYSLOP.

 

 

27.  MARGARET6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1746 and died on October 30, 1831.  She married THOMAS MCBURNIE of Netherlaggan.  He was born in 1735 in, Dunscore, and died October 06, 1806.

       

Children of MARGARET BIGGAR and THOMAS MCBURNIE are:

                  i.    JOHN7 MCBURNIE, b. 1764; d. February 09, 1851.

                 ii.    JAMES MCBURNIE, b. 1778; d. March 28, 1832.

                iii.    AGNES MCBURNIE, b. 1779; d. July 01, 1862.

                iv.    MARY MCBURNIE, b. 1782; d. April 24, 1803, Unmarried.

45.            v.    THOMAS MCBURNIE, b. 1785; d. July 09, 1870.

                vi.    ROBERT MCBURNIE, b. 1788; d. August 30, 1848, Bankhead.

               vii.    BARBARA MCBURNIE, b. 1791; d. January 03, 1863; m. JOHN MARTIN.

 

 

28.  BARBARA6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1748.  She married ALEX WAUGH on July 23, 1735.  He was born in 1735.

       

Child of BARBARA BIGGAR and ALEX WAUGH is:

46.             i.    ALEXANDER7 WAUGH.

 

 

29.  NICHOLAS6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1750 and died in 1783.  She married DAVID GILLESPIE on July 23, 1778, in New Abbey.  He died Bef. 1783.

       

Children of NICHOLAS BIGGAR and DAVID GILLESPIE are:

                  i.    AGNES7 GILLESPIE.

                 ii.    MARGARET GILLESPIE.

 

 

30.  JAMES6 BIGGAR  of Meiklrlarg and Maryholm, (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born in 1754 in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, and died July 09, 1829, in Urr   He married ELIZABETH CROCKET on December 27, 1795, in Terregles, Kirkudbright, Scotland.  She was born in 1765 and died on August 20, 1818, in Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire.

 

Notes for JAMES BIGGAR:  Purchase Barbouie From Nephew James

 Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

 

Notes for ELIZABETH CROCKET:  Heiress of South Maryholm

Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

       

Children of JAMES BIGGAR and ELIZABETH CROCKET are:

                  i.    JAMES7 BIGGAR, b. May 24, 1782, Of Barbouie and Mayholm; d. November 02, 1869.

 

Notes for JAMES BIGGAR:

Sold Barbuie to J Gilchrist Clark in 1852  for 4190. He left Maryholm to his housekeeper Elspeth McMillin

 

                 ii.    JANET BIGGAR, b. 1799; d. January 18, 1801, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire. Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

                iii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. March 11, 1808, Terregles village and civil parish near Dumfries, in Dumfries and                                            Galloway; d. December 26, 1830, Valparaíso, Chile.

                iv.    JOHN BIGGAR, b. 1810.

31.  WILLIAM6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born January 07, 1758, in Irongrey, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, and died 1821.  He married ELIZABETH WELLS on December 28, 1785, in New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, daughter of JOHN WELLS and MARGARET EDGAR.  She was born in August 1764 in Applegarth, Dumfries, Scotland.

 

More About ELIZABETH WELLS:

Christening: August 25, 1764, Old Graitney, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

       

Children of WILLIAM BIGGAR and ELIZABETH WELLS are:

47.             i.    AGNES7 BIGGAR, b. September 20, 1787, New Abbey, Kirkcudbright, Scotland; d. August 15, 1849, Applegarth.

48.            ii.    JOHN BIGGAR, b. December 30, 1785, New Abbey, Kirkcudbright, Scotland; d. July 19, 1857, Braes St, Dumfries.

                iii.    ELIZABETH BIGGAR, b. 1790; m. ROBERT GRACIE.

49.           iv.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. October 09, 1792, New Abbey, Kirkcudbright, Scotland; d. Aft. 1861, Ancaster Twp., Wentworth                          Co., Ontario, Canada.

                 v.    MARGARET BIGGAR, b. July 13, 1795, Applegarth, Dumfries, Scotland; m. MOSSMAN.

50.           vi.    JANE BIGGAR, b. November 19, 1799, Applegarth, Dumfries, Scotland; d. January 02, 1872, Brant County, Ontario,                            Canada.

               vii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. October 19, 1802, Applegarth, Dumfries, Scotland; d. Died Young.

 

More About WILLIAM BIGGAR:  Burial: Thorwald Churchyard

 

 

32.  ROBERT6 BIGGAR (HERBERT5, JAMES4, HARBERT3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born April 02, 1761, in Irongrey, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, and died April 23, 1836, in Mount Pleasant, Ontario.  He married MARY AMELIA LAUDER on August 27, 1784, in Dumfries, in Dumfries, Scotland, daughter of GEORGE LAUDER and MARY SIMPSON.  She was born in 1764 in the Parish of Hollywood, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and died February 10, 1829, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

 

Notes for ROBERT BIGGER
 

 

More About ROBERT BIGGAR:

Burial: Mount Pleasant Pioneer Cemetery

Christening: April 02, 1761

       

Children of ROBERT BIGGAR and MARY LAUDER are:

51.             i.    WILLIAM7 BIGGAR, b. 1787, Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland; d. 1853, Waterloo County, North Dumfries, Ontario.

52.            ii.    MARY BIGGAR, b. 1790, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. April 02, 1839, Queenston, Ontario.

53.           iii.    ELIZA JANE BIGGAR, b. 1792, Dumfries, Scotland; d. August 20, 1844, Mount Pleasant, Brant County, Ontario.

54.           iv.    JOHN LAUDER BIGGAR, b. 1792, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. November 20, 1872, Brantford, Ontario.

                 v.    AGNES BIGGAR, b. 1795, Dumfries, Dumfries, Scotland; m. JAMES LYONS.

55.           vi.    CHARLES BIGGAR, b. January 07, 1797, Baths, New York; d. October 28, 1851, Prince, Edward, County Ontario.

               vii.    ROBERT BIGGAR, b. 1798, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. October 30, 1858, Prince Edward County, Ontario.

 

                                    Notes for ROBERT BIGGAR:  Died Unmarried

 

56.         viii.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. 1802, Lincoln, Ontario; d. August 13, 1879, Brant County, Ontario, Canada.

57.           ix.    REV HAMILTON BIGGAR, b. January 06, 1806, Queenston, Lincoln, Ontario; d. February 20, 1883, Brantford,                                  Ontario, Canada.

                 x.    THOMAS BIGGAR, b. 1811; d. October 04, 1883, Brant County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Notes for THOMAS BIGGAR:  Died Unmarried

 

More About THOMAS BIGGAR:

Cause of Death: Consumption 2 years

Census: 1851, Living with brother Herbert

 

58.          xi.    M.P HERBERT BIGGAR, b. January 06, 1809, Queenston, Lincoln, Ontario; d. January 15, 1892, Brant Co., Ontario,                           Canada.

 

 

33.  WILLIAM6 BIGGAR (ANDREW5, WILLIAM4 BIGER, WILLIAM3, HERBERT2 BIGGAR II, HERBERT1) was born December 27, 1794, in Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland, and died 1853 in Waterloo County, North Dumfries, Ontario1.  He married JANET TURNBULL June 17, 1822, in Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland, daughter of ANDREW TURNBULL and MARGARET.  She was born November 21, 1797, in Robertson, Selkirk, Scotland, and died June 05, 1862, in Waterloo County, North Dumfries, Ontario.

 

More About WILLIAM BIGGAR:

Census: 1851, Canada West (Ontario), Waterloo County,

Christening: February 09, 1794, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland

Occupation: Farmer

Religion: Presbyterian

       

Children of WILLIAM BIGGAR and JANET TURNBULL are:

59.             i.    ANDREW7 BIGGAR, b. June 05, 1823, Yarrow, Selkirk Scotland; d. May 05, 1888, Sydenham, Grey, Ontario.

60.            ii.   MARY BIGGAR, b. May 26, 1826, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland; d. December 1868, Galt, Waterloo, Ontario.

                iii.    CHRISTIAN BIGGAR, b. July 06, 1828.

                iv.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. August 09, 1830, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland.

61.            v.     JANET BIGGAR, b. 1835, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland; d. May 17, 1913, Sylvan, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA.

62.           vi.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. 1838, North Dumfries, Ontario; d. May 12, 1900, Galt, Waterloo, Ontario.

               vii.    ELIZABETH BIGGAR, b. 1841; d. 1889.

63.         viii.    CATHERINE JEMIMA BIGGAR, b. 1843, North Dumfries, Ontario; d. May 1906, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

                ix.    NELLIE BIGGAR.

 

                         More About NELLIE BIGGAR: Burial: Mountview, Cambridge (Galt) (Section 3)

 

 

34.  CATHRINE6 BIGGAR (ANDREW5, WILLIAM4 BIGER, WILLIAM3, HERBERT2 BIGGAR II, HERBERT1) was born August 22, 1806 in Ettrick, Selkirk, and died November 1854 in Scotland.  She married WALTER PRINGLE November 03, 1836 in Ettrick, selkirk, Scotland. 

 

More About CATHRINE BIGGAR: Christening: May 14, 1806, Ettrick, Selkirk

       

Children of CATHRINE BIGGAR and WALTER PRINGLE are:

                  i.    WILLIAM7 PRINGLE, b. April 21, 1828, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland.

                 ii.    JAMES PRINGLE, b. May 31, 1833, Ettrick, Selkirk.

                iii.    ALEXANDER PRINGLE, b. April 16, 1843, Ettrick, Selkirk.

 

 

35.  ROBERT6 BIGGAR (ANDREW5, WILLIAM4 BIGER, WILLIAM3, HERBERT2 BIGGAR II, HERBERT1) was born January 02, 1808, in Galashiels, Etterick, Scotland.  He married MARGARET DALGLEISH on May 03, 1829, in Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland.  She was born December 27, 1814, in Selkirkshire, Scotland.

 

More About ROBERT BIGGAR:

Census: 1841, Inner Huntly, Yarrow, Scotland

Christening: March 13, 1808, Etterick, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland

Occupation: 1841, Carpenter

       

Children of ROBERT BIGGAR and MARGARET DALGLEISH are:

64.             i.    ANDREW7 BIGGAR, b. July 05, 1829, Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. October 11, 1884.

                 ii.    ELIZA BIGGAR, b. July 01, 1833, Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. 1868.

 

More About ELIZA BIGGAR:

Census: 1851, Albert Place, Galashiels, Scotland 

Occupation: 1851, Shawl Birl

 

65.           iii.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. April 16, 1836, Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. August 06, 1921, Galt, Waterloo Region,                                        Ontario,   Canada.

                iv.    CHRISTINA JOHNSON BIGGAR, b. December 14, 1838, Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. July 01, 1898.

 

More About CHRISTINA JOHNSON BIGGAR:

Census: 1851, Albert Place, Galashiels, Scotland 

Occupation: 1851, Shawl Birler

 

66.            v.    HELEN BIGGAR, b. June 03, 1841, Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland.

67.           vi.    ROBERT BIGGAR, b. September 12, 1844, Selkirkshire, Scotland.

36.  ROBERT6 BIGGAR (JAMES5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born July 09, 1749, in Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland.  He married JANET SCOTT on September 01, 1775, in Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland, daughter of JON SCOTT.  She was born in 1755 in Scotland.

       

Children of ROBERT BIGGAR and JANET SCOTT are:

                  i.    ELIZABETH7 BIGGAR, b. May 19, 1776, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland; m. ROBERT REDPATH, June 25, 1802, Ettrick                                   Ettrick Scotland.

68.            ii.    MARGARET BIGGAR, b. July 02, 1778.

69.           iii.    WALTER BIGGAR, b. February 12, 1781, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland; d. January 24, 1866, Bovina, Delaware County,                               New York.

70.           iv.    ROBERT BIGGAR, b. October 13, 1783, Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland; d. June 22, 1867, Bovina, Delaware, New York,                                  United States.

                 v.    ISABEL BIGGAR, b. January 26, 1790.

                vi.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. August 28, 1793.

 

 

37.  THOMAS6 BIGGAR (JAMES5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born May 17, 1761, in Bowden, Roxburgh, Scotland, and died August 09, 1820 in Huntington, Quebec, Canada.  He married ANN MITCHELL.  She was born 1761 and died on October 11, 1845.

       

Children of THOMAS BIGGAR and ANN MITCHELL are:

71.             i.      JAMES7 BIGGAR, b. April 11, 1791, Lilliesleaf, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. 1852, Huntington, Quebec, Canada.

                 ii.    THOMAS BIGGAR, b. January 05, 1795, Lilliesleaf, Roxburgh, Scotland.

72.           iii.     GEORGE BIGGAR, b. July 03, 1797, Lilliesleaf, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. April 19, 1867, Elora, Municipal Co., Ontario.

73.           iv.     WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. December 21, 1799, Lilliesleaf, Roxburgh, Scotland; d. March 25, 1876, Chickasaw Co, Iowa.

 

 

38.  ELIZABETH6 BIGGAR (WALTER5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born October 07, 1739 in Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland, and died March 09, 1820 in Ettrick, Scottish Borders, Scotland.  She married ROBERT LAIDLAW June 11, 1762 in Selkirk, Scotland.  He was born February 01, 1727/28 in Upper Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland, and died June 29, 1800 in Ettrick, Selkirkshire, , Scotland.

 

More About ELIZABETH BIGGAR:  Christening: October 07, 1739, Ettrick, Scotland

       

Children of ELIZABETH BIGGAR and ROBERT LAIDLAW are:

                  i.    JAMES7 LAIDLAW, b. April 19, 1763, Over Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. February 13, 1829, Esquesing                                Township Halton, Ontario, Canada.

                 ii.    WALTER LAIDLAW, b. April 19, 1765, Nether Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

                                    More About WALTER LAIDLAW:   Christening: May 05, 1765, Over Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland

 

                iii.    HELEN LAIDLAW, b. May 24, 1767, Over Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. March 08, 1845, Ettrick, Selkirk,                            Scotland; m. WALTER ANDERSON, 1793.

74.           iv.     ELSPETH LAIDLAW, b. October 22, 1769, Nether Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. August 27, 1853,                                           Ancrum,  Scotland.

                 v.     ELIZABETH LAIDLAW, b. December 17, 1771, Nether Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

                vi.    MARGARET LAIDLAW, b. September 20, 1775, Nether Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

               vii.    AGNES LAIDLAW, b. October 20, 1777, Nether Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

              viii.    CHRISTIAN LAIDLAW, b. April 20, 1780, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.

 

 

39.  JOHN6 BIGGAR (WALTER5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, HERBERT2, HERBERT1) was born January 02, 1742/43 in Ettrick, Scottish Borders, Scotland, and died February 24, 1826, in Craighill, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.  He married MARGARET JOHNSTONE on June 25, 1779, in Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland.  She was born in 1751 and died on August 20, 1782, in Scabcleugh, Scotland.

 

More About JOHN BIGGAR:

Burial: Ettrick Church, Ettrick Parish, Scotland.

Census: January 02, 1943, Ettrick, Scotland

 

More About MARGARET JOHNSTONE:   Burial: Ettrick Church, Ettrick Parish, Scotland.

       

Children of JOHN BIGGAR and MARGARET JOHNSTONE are:

75.             i.    WALTER7 BIGGAR, b. December 04, 1781, Ettrick, Selkirk, Scotland; d. November 02, 1862, Meerlees, Scotland.

76.            ii.    JANET BIGGAR, b. December 04, 1781; d. July 17, 1871.

 

 

40.  SARAH6 BIGGAR (JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, HERBERT1) was born May 10, 1781, and died December 31, 1824, in Crawford, Ur.  She married WILLIAM DICKSON.  He was born July 25, 1775, in Trouser, Kirkcudbrightshire, and died May 29, 1861, in Laurie Knowe, Maxwelltown.

       

Children of SARAH BIGGAR and WILLIAM DICKSON are:

                  i.    WILLIAM7 DICKSON, b. 1807; d. January 29, 1830, Kingston, Jamaica.

                 ii.    JEAN DICKSON, b. February 08, 1809, Glencairn, Dumfries, Scotland.

                iii.    JANET DICKSON, b. January 15, 1811, Glencairn, Dumfries, Scotland; d. September 01, 1818, Hallhill, Dumfries.

                iv.    AGNES DICKSON, b. March 07, 1813, Glencairn, Dumfries, Scotland.

                 v.    FANNIE DICKSON, b. July 06, 1817, Glencairn, Dumfries, Scotland.

                vi.    JANET DICKSON, b. February 07, 1820, Glencairn, Dumfries, Scotland.

 

 

41.  JOHN6 BIGGAR (JAMES5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, JAMES2, HERBERT1) was born February 04, 1805, in Dunscore, Dumfries, and died February 04, 1889, in Lagg, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire.  He married (2) JANE CORSON on October 13, 1857, in Kerr.  She was born in 1834 in Kirk, Kirkcudbright, and died May 15, 1898, in Pearmount.

 

Notes for JOHN BIGGAR:

1841 CENSUS

 

Robs Paterson     27           Servant                                                             

William Dickson 19           Servant                                                             

Janet Ferguson    21           Servant                                                             

Jane Milligan       22           Servant  Cook

Maria Rae            13           Servant  Dairy Maid

 

More About JOHN BIGGAR:

Burial: Kirkpatrick Irongray Church Yard

Census: 1851, Urr, Kirkudbright

Occupation: 1871, Farmer Serv A 15 A Arable

Will: July 15, 1889, Dumfries Sheriff Court

       

   Child of JOHN BIGGAR is:

77.             i.    WILLIAM7 BIGGAR, b. 1844.

 

       

Children of JOHN BIGGAR and JANE CORSON are:

                 ii.    MARION7 BIGGAR, b. December 27, 1857, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland; d. March 01, 1940, Waverly Hill st,                                         Maxwelltown.

                iii.    JAMES BIGGAR, b. July 09, 1859, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland; d. December 11, 1938, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada.

 

 More About JAMES BIGGAR:

 Burial: St. George's Anglican Church on the Hill Cemetery

 Census: 1891, Lagg, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland

 Ethnic Origin: 1901, Scottish

 Religion: Presbyterian

 

                iv.    JANE BIGGAR, b. July 09, 1859, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland; d. December 07, 1934, Waverly Hill st, Maxwelltown.

                 v.    MARY BIGGAR, b. May 13, 1861, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland; d. June 17, 1890.

                vi.    JOHN BIGGAR, b. June 02, 1863, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland; d. March 18, 1885, Lagg, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire.

               vii.    MARGARET BIGGAR, b. January 13, 1868, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. July 13, 1928, Glenmidge Smithy,                            Dunscore, Dumfriesshire; m. PETER JOHN WILLIAM BOYES; b. November 13, 1867, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire; d.                            March 19, 1947, Glenmidge Smithy, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire.

              viii.    ANNE BIGGAR, b. February 04, 1873, Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland.

                ix.    THOMAS BIGGAR, b. 1876; d. September 22, 1943, Botsford, Hill Street, Maxwelltown, Troqueer,                                                           Kirkcudbrightshire; m. GWENDOLINE LAURA HISKINS; b. 1893, Wantage, Berkshire, England; d. March 19,                                     1959,  Abbotsford, Hill Street, Maxwelltown, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire.

                 x.    WILLIAM BIGGAR. b. 1844

42.  WILLIAM6 BIGGAR (JAMES5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, JAMES2, HERBERT1) was born June 21, 1809, in Dunscore, Dumfries, and died June 01, 1902, in Laurieknowe, Maxwelltown.  He married ANN COX on January 12, 1857, in Troqueer, Kirkcudbright.  She was born in 1845 and died on November 03, 1860, in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

 

More About WILLIAM BIGGAR:

Burial: St Michaels Churchyard

Cause of Death: D

Census: 1851, 6 Laurieknowe Place, Maxwelltown

Employer: Royal Bank, Dumfries

Occupation: 1851, Banker Cashier

 

More About ANN COX: Burial: St Michaels Churchyard

       

Children of WILLIAM BIGGAR and ANN COX are:

78.             i.    JOHN CLARK7 BIGGAR, b. October 10, 1857, Troqueer, Kirkcudbright; d. March 28, 1909, Torquay, Torbay Unitary                          Authority, Devon, England.

                 ii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. September 10, 1859, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland; d. August 23, 1895,                               Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

 

Notes for WILLIAM BIGGAR: Drowned Accidentally at Southerness on the 23rd of August 1895

 

More About WILLIAM BIGGAR:

Burial: St Michaels Churchyard

Cause of Death: Drowning

Census: 1881, Vere St, Marylebone, London, England

Occupation: 1881, Drapers Assistants

 

 

43.  THOMAS6 BIGGAR (JAMES5, ROBERT4, JAMES3, JAMES2, HERBERT1) was born January 29, 1811, in Skinford, parish of Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland, and died January 29, 1900, in Urr, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.  He married MARGARET THOMSON on November 30, 1844, in Urr, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.  She was born in 1811 in Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, and died June 18, 1881, in Urr, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

 

Notes for THOMAS BIGGAR:

Not far from the Ramhill Bridge are two handsome houses, Chapelton-James Biggar, Esq., and Corbieton-William Biggar, Esq. The former is on the east, the latter on the west side of the river. In Pont's map of 1654, the latter is spelt Corbettoun, which suggests that its name was given to it by a former proprietor called Corbet. Messrs James and -William Biggar are the sons of the late Thomas Biggar of Chapelton, one of the best known and most respected men of his day in the Stewartry. He was born at Skinford, parish of Dunscore, in 1811. In the year 1829, he came with his father to King's Grange. In the conduct of his business as a seed and manure merchant, he displayed extraordinary energy and tact and was noted for his honourable and straightforward dealings. In 1860, his business had extended and prospered, he bought Chapel ton and soon after entered on a lease of King's Grange and Nethertown. He also built large premises at Dalbeattie Port. He was also a successful breeder of Galloway cattle. He died in January 1900.

 

All that is mortal of the father sleeps

Where winds are chanting their perpetual psalm

Around the old-time church, and memory keeps

His presence nigh, amidst the healing balm

Poured on the wounded hearts by Him above,

Who only chastens where He deigns to love.

 

extract from 'The Gallovidian - Spring 1906'

 

 

More About THOMAS BIGGAR: Burial: Urr Churchyard

Census: 1851, Kings Grange

Occupation: 1851, Farmer of 140 acres employing 7 labs & for seed & grant 3

Will: December 04, 1900, Kirkcudbright Sheriff Court

 

More About MARGARET THOMSON: Burial: Urr Churchyard

       

Children of THOMAS BIGGAR and MARGARET THOMSON are:

79.             i.     JAMES7 BIGGAR, b. September 28, 1845, Urr, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland; d. June 28, 1906, Urr, Dumfries                                 and Galloway, Scotland.

80.            ii.    WILLIAM BIGGAR, b. August 22, 1848, Haugh of Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; d. 1938, Castle Douglas,                                       Scotland.

                iii.    THOMAS BIGGAR, b. February 04, 1851, Urr, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland; d. February 17, 1876, Urr,                                           Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

 

             More About THOMAS BIGGAR:  Burial: Urr, Churchyard

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