James Beattie

James Beattie (1735 - 1803)

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James Beattie
Born in Kincardineshire, Scotlandmap
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Died in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotlandmap
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James Beattie is Notable.


Scottish Poet and Philosophy Professor.

James Beattie was born in 1735 to James Beattie and Jean Watson.[1]

In 1767, he married Mary Dunn,[2] daughter of the rector of the grammar school at Aberdeen. They had two sons. His oldest son, James Hay Beattie (b. 6 November 1768) died aged 22 on 19 November 1790. His second son, Montagu died in 1796.[3]


  1. James Beattie in the Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 Name: James Beattie Gender: Male Baptism Date: 25 Oct 1735 Baptism Place: Laurencekirk,Kincardine,Scotland Father: James Beattie Mother: Jean Watson FHL Film Number: 993320
  2. Name: James Beattie Gender: Male Marriage Date: 29 Jun 1767 Marriage Place: Saint Nicholas,Aberdeen,Aberdeen,Scotland Spouse: Mary Dun FHL Film Number: 991138
  3. Ancestry.com. Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors. Original data: Stephen, Sir Leslie, ed. Dictionary of National Biography, 1921–1922. Volumes 1–20, 22. London, England: Oxford University Press, 1921–1922.: Name: James Beattie Birth Date: 25 Oct 1735 Birth Place: Laurencekirk, Kincardine, Scotland Death Date: 18 Aug 1803 Death Place: Aberdeen, Scotland

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