James Biggar Esq. was Born on January 05, 1779, in Fourmerkland, Holywood, Dumfries, Scotland. Died June 26, 1804, in Kingston, Jamaica.

John Biggar Esq. was born August 18, 1786, in Fourmerkland, Holywood, Dumfries, Scotland. Died July 13, 1829, in Kingston, Jamaica.

Kingston Parish Church Cemetery

 

Sons of John Biggar & Jean Walker of Hallhill Farm, Fourmerkland, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

BENEATH THIS STONE
WAS BURIED THE BODY OF
JAMES BIGGAR ESQ'RE
A NATIVE OF JAMAICA
AND A RESPECTABLE MERCHANT
OF KINGSTON
WHO DIED ON THE
25TH OF JUNE 1804
IN THE 25TH YEAR OF HIS AGE,
AND TO WHOSE MEMORY
HIS AFFECTIONATE UNCLE,
JAMES WALKER ESQ'RE
CAUSED A MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED.

IN THE SAME GRAVE
WAS BURIED HIS YOUNGER BROTHER
JOHN BIGGAR ESQ'RE
BY WHOSE DEATH
ON THE 13TH OF JULY 1829
______ WAS SUDDENLY
DEPRIVED OF ONE OF ITS MOST
DESERVEDLY ESTEEMED CITIZENS;
ONE DISTINGUISHED, BOTH IN HIS
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE,
BY A STEADY COURSE OF INTEGRITY,
CHARITY, AND BENEVOLENCE,
AND WHOSE MEMORY WILL BE LONG
CHERISHED AND RESPECTED BY
THE MANY WHO WERE ACQUAINTED
WITH HIS WORTH.

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Descendants of Herbert Biggar of Barbouie