|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1685|
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."
James of Edinburgh Castle Nesbit
City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Created by: Ann
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
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This is my 7th great grandfather. I'm learning things about my fathers side of the family. And I am in AWE over the things I have learned thus far!|
Added: May. 10, 2015
My 7th great grandfather on my Mom's side of the family. So awesome to have seen your resting place. God Bless your memory and legacy!|
Added: Apr. 4, 2015
To my 5th Great Grand Father Look forward to meeting you in the Morning|
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