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 Stone No.260




 Sacred the memory of JOHN

PITCAIRN merchant and sometime

provost of Dundee who died 23rd

November 1800

during the whole

course of a long life nearly extended

to the utmost limit of human expectation

he exhibited a bright example of the most

unaffected piety and virtue he was an

affectionate husband a tender and

indulcent father a sincere and steadfast

friend beloved as a citizen and respected

as a magistrate: He died and carried

in to his grave the affection of his family: The respect of his friends and

the love and esteem of all: In July

1748 he married JEAN ROBERTSON daughter of ALEXANDER ROBERTSON

sometime provost of Dundee (1730-31)

By whom he had issue six sons and three

daughters: Whereof three sons and three daughters survived him

also sacred to the memory of

ANDREW PITCAIRN son of the above

died 18th November 1847 aged 80 and

JANET WALKER his wife died 17th

June 1853 aged 71

and their sons and daughter ALEXANDER PITCAIRN died 22nd

December 1842 aged 32 and


15th January 1843 aged 28 years and


Widow of Captain WILLIAM BURNETT

died 2nd January 1850 aged 43

Claimant: Family of Pitcairns Nethergate & Taystreet