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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."

James of Edinburgh Castle Nesbit
Alexander Nesbit
Hugh Nesbit
Thomas Nesbit
Allen Nesbit 
Greyfriars Kirkyard
City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Created by: Ann
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
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John Nisbet
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To my 5th Great Grand Father Look forward to meeting you in the Morning
- Molly Sanderson
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014

- tbeck
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
In memory of my 10th Great Grandfather. Deo Est Gloria !
- D. East
 Added: May. 12, 2012
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