James Jameson

Male 1781 - 1847  (65 years)


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  • Name James Jameson 
    Born 28 Aug 1781  Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 3 Sep 1781  Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Aug 1847  Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 7 Apr 1848  Montrose, Co. Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I19  Whiskey-Jamesons

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-311680 Living (2012)

    Father John Jameson,   b. Oct 1740, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1823, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret Haig,   b. 7 Dec 1752, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1815, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1768  Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Sophia Woolsey,   b. Abt 1790, Priorland. County Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1873, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1815  Castle Bellingham, Proirland. County Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Jameson,   b. 17 Jul 1816, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1872, Windfield, Mountbellew, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +2. William W. Jameson,   b. 19 Dec 1818, Montrose, Co. Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1896, Kensington, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. James Jameson,   b. 4 Aug 1821, Airfield, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1889, St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Mary Anne Jameson,   b. 10 Jan 1824, Windfield, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1898, Kensington, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +5. Robert O'Bryen Jameson,   b. 17 Jun 1828, Montrose, Co. Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1890, South Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Elizabeth Sophia Jameson,   b. Abt 1830, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1884, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Jameson became involved with his brother William in his whiskey business in Dublin and by 1820 it was known as the William and James Jameson Whiskey Company. James took ownership of the business entirely by 1825, presumably after William had died, Eventually, by the end of that century, the William and John Jameson Whiskey companies were merged and became known as the John Jameson and Sons Whiskey Company.
    • Was a director of the Bank of Ireland.
    • James Jameson lived at 19 Harcourt Street in Dublin for many years. In 1836 he built a home in Montrose, Donnybrook, a suburb of Dublin, which has since become Dublin's home of RTE. He also bought the large 3,123 acre Winfield estate, in Moylough, County Galway.
    • James Jameson, was elected a member of the Royal Dublin Society in 1811. His proposers were Lord Charleville and Thomas Lysaght. He remained a member until his death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] Birth Record, National Records of Scotland.
      O.P.R Births # 465/00 0050 0132 Alloa (Clackmannan)

    2. [S25] Wills & Probate.
      National Archives, Kew, England, Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers, Vol.No.7, Quire No.301-350, Reference PROB 11; Piece 2073/185

    3. [S23] Marriage Record, p.21, 1768.
      O.P.R. Marriages 465/00/0040 0434
      National Records of Scotland