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John Nisbet
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Birth: 1627
Drakemyre, Scotland
Death: Dec. 4, 1685
Edinburgh, Scotland

Captain John "The Martyr" Nesbit was the son of James and Jane Gibson Nesbit. He married Margaret Law September, 1651. He was hanged because of his adherance to the Covenanteers of the Protestant faith.

His last words were "My soul doth magnify the Lord, my soul doth magnify the Lord. I have longed these sixteen years to seal the precious cause and interest of precious Christ with my blood, who hath answered and granted my request, and has left me no more to do but to come here and pour out my last prayer, sing forth my last praises of Him in time on this sweet and desirable scaffold, mount that ladder, and then I shall get home to my Father's house, see, enjoy, serve, and sing forth the praises of my glorious Redeemer for ever, world without end."


Children:
James of Edinburgh Castle Nesbit
Alexander Nesbit
Hugh Nesbit
Thomas Nesbit
Allen Nesbit 
 
Burial:
Greyfriars Church
Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh, Scotland
 
Created by: Ann
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46752959
John Nisbet
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- tbeck
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
In memory of my 10th Great Grandfather. Deo Est Gloria !
- Donnie East
 Added: May. 12, 2012
To my 9th great grandfather, I will meet you on the other side, and we will sing the praises of our Redeemer together.
- Melissa
 Added: Mar. 13, 2012
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