William Nisbet

William Nisbet

Male 1861 - 1943  (81 years)

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  • Name William Nisbet 
    Born 6 Oct 1861  Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jan 1943  Conimicut, Warwick, Kent County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14328  Sorensen-Remington Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 

    Father Hugh Steven Nisbet,   b. Abt 1825 
    Mother Sarah Dunlop 
    Married 19 Nov 1850  Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F08226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Watson,   b. Between 1864 and 1865, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1930  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1884  Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Margaret Beatrice Nisbet,   b. 26 Jul 1885, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1930  (Age > 45 years)
     2. Rachel Gibson Nisbet,   b. 13 Apr 1890, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Watson Nisbet,   b. Between 1892 and 1893, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1930  (Age ~ 38 years)
     4. Elsie Gibson Kennedy Nisbet,   b. 7 Oct 1894, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lillian W. Nisbet,   b. 14 Jan 1897, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Laura B. Nisbet,   b. 18 Oct 1899, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F05536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • In the 1900 Federal Census, the Nisbet family is living in Providence, RI: William 35, Marguerite 34, Marguerite B. 14, Rachael G. 10, Mary W. 8, Elsie K. 5, Lillian W. 3, and Laura B. 7 mos. William is a painter.

      In 1910 the family is still at Providence. William's occupation is Interior Decorator.

      In the 1920 Federal Census, William & Margaret Nesbit, ages 57 & 55, are living on Bluff St., East Providence, RI. According to the census data, they immigrated in 1896. In their household in 1920 are four daughters: Margaret B., Mary W. Bennett, Elsie G. K., & Laura B.. Mary is married to John Bennett, who is also in the household, along with their two daughters, Laura & Lillian. William is a painter, interior.

      In the 1930 Federal Census, William & Margaret are aged 68 & 65. They are living on Church Ave. in Warwick, RI. Their daughter Margaret, 43, is with them, as well as a widowed sister-in-law, Mary First (?), aged 72, born in England.

      William was an artist who at one time directed the interior decorating at Providence City Hall and other public buildings in the capital city.

      According to relative Ian Nisbet, William and Margaret and family sailed on the SS Peruvian and arrived in Boston on 14 Oct 1896. William's occupation was listed as "house painter."

  • Sources 
    1. [S013004] Federal Census of 1 January 1920.

    2. [S012764] Federal Census of 1 June 1930.

    3. [S013936] Email from Ian Nisbet.