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James Nisbet
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Birth: 1625
East Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Jun. 11, 1684
Glasgow City, Scotland

James Nisbet was a Covenanter hanged (Martyr) in Glasgow, Scotland. He was born Highside, Nr Loudon to James and Jane Gibson Nisbet. James was the elder brother to Captain John Nisbet and a relative of John Richmond of Knowe who was executed 19 March 1684.
James was captured at the funeral of of his brother John. He was executed when he refused to give up the Covenanter faith. James's son also named James immigrated to Newark, New Jersey. James's descendants latter settled in Wilkes Barre and Plymouth, Pa. and founded a colony on the Susquehanna River and was the ancestor of the Nesbitts who reside in that region and at Mansfield, Ohio. The settlement was first made on the north side of the Susquehanna where now stands the City of Wilkes Burre. The history and genealogy of this family was written by Mr Harvey, titled, "The Harvey Nesbit Families".
James is a descendant of Murdock (Murdoch) Nisbet, he translated the Bible to The Scottish speaking brogue in 1510. The original is in the British Museum in England.
I am a descendant from James's forth great granddaughter Elizabeth Nesbitt who married Andrew Mcknight.Their daughter Abigail married Reuben Dollar whose son James I descend from. 
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Record added: Aug 18, 2010
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James Nisbet
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James Nisbet
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Remembering my Ancestor and would like to say Thank You for Standing up for the Faith
- Molly Sanderson
 Added: Aug. 4, 2016
Remembering my Ancestor and would like to say Thank You for Standing up to the Faith
- Molly Sanderson
 Added: Aug. 4, 2016

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