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John Monteath, DD

Male 1752 - 1843  (90 years)


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  • Name John Monteath 
    Suffix DD 
    Born 18th Feb. 1752 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18th Jan. 1843  Manse, Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I161030  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 

    Father Rev John Monteath,   b. 1716,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anne Fullarton,   b. 12 Sep 1734,   d. 14 Jan 1820, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F66927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Cunninghame,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Janet Monteath,   b. 8 Sep 1792,   d. 18 Apr 1873, 8 Barns Terrace, Ayr Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Catherine Monteath
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F10725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Minister of the Parish of Houston

      JOHN MONTEATH, born 18th Feb. 1752, son of preceding; educated at Univ. of Glasgow; M.A. (1770); licen. by Presb. of Paisley 8th May 1776 ; ord. (by said Presb.) to Dunfermline Chapel-of-Ease 16th Feb. 1780; trans, and adm. (assistant and successor) 13th June 1781 ; trans, to Neilston 18th March 1785 ; pres. by Archibald Speirs of Elderslie ; trans, and re-adm. here, 1st Sept. 1797. [The presentation was disputed by Malcolm Fleming of Barrochan, the next patron, who maintained that Speirs having presented M. once, could not do so a second time ; but the Court of Session decided unanimously in S. s favour]; D.D. (Glasgow, 1st Aug. 1820); died FATHER OF THE CHURCH 18th Jan. 1843.

      He marr. 28th Aug. 1786, Ann (died 2nd Aug. 1848, aged 86), daugh. and heiress of George Cunningham of Monkredding, and had issue John, M.A., M.D., HE.I.C.S., born 15th June 1787, died at Aurungabad, India, 1st July 1815 ; George Cunningham, M.A., M.D., distinguished oculist, author of a Manual of the Diseases of the Human Eye (2 vols. 1821), born 4th Dec. 1788, died 25th Jan. 1828; James, M.A., writer, Glasgow, born 31st Aug. 1790, died 5th July 1857; Janet, born 8th Sept. 1792 (marr. Robert Douglas, min. of Kilbarchan); Margaret, born 23rd May 1794, died 26th April 1836 ; Ann, born 14th Aug. 1796 (marr. James Thomson, Woodfoot); Agnes born 5th Feb. 1801, died llth Feb. 1807. Publications The Divine Pre cepts and Promises with the Dispensations of Providence, the Continual Source of In struction and Comfort to the Church, a sermon (Glasgow, 1785); Accounts of Neilston, and of Houston and Killellan (Sinclair s Ace., ii., and Neio Stat. Ace., vii.). [Chamber s s Biog. Diet., iv. ; Crawfurd s Hist.}