- Born: Cal 1775, Scotland, probably
- Married (1): Mrs Jane Mather
Occupation: Man of Warsman
There is a John Mather from Brechin in the muster roll of HMS Venerable, flagship of Admiral Adam Duncan, when it took part in the battle off Camperdown 11th October 1797. He was a Lieutenant of Marines, and aged 22.
• Proof Link: Daughter's death.
• Branch: Cargill.
John married Mrs Jane Mather. (Mrs Jane Mather was born about 1775 in Scotland, probably.)