Wisharts of Dunbar, Pennsylvania

The following transcriptions concern a Wishart family from Fife who settled in Pennsylvania in the 1870’s and were recorded in the Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (VOLUME 2) which was written by James Hadden in 1912. Andrew Wishart was born on 31 October 1843 in Burntisland and was the oldest son of […]

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John Wishart (1806 – 1868)

Many Wisharts have drowned over the years, either through tragedies at sea, or childhood misadventure. The following article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 18 February 1868 concerns an engineer named John Wishart, who was born on 28 June 1806 in Anderston, Glasgow and sailed from Greenock on 18 June 1842 aboard the Jane […]

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John Wishart Jnr

The following in an extract from the Cyclopedia of Fiji published in 1907. MR. JOHN WISHART, Jun., was born at Geelong, Victoria, in 1863, went to South Australia two years later, and was educated at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, and Scotch College, Melbourne. He entered the South Australian Government service in the Engineer in-Chief’s Department […]

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