Andrew Dykes

29 April 1757–18 March 1842 (Age 84)
Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Dykes was born on 29 April 1757, in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Dykes, was 41 and his mother, Agnes Cochran, was 41. He married Helen Findlay on 19 February 1785, in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 March 1842, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Dykes
1757–1842
Helen Findlay
1759–
Marriage: 19 February 1785
Andrew Dykes
1786–1861
Agnes Dykes
1794–1856
Mary Dykes
1788–1879
James Dykes
1791–1865
John Dykes
1792–1855
William Dykes
1796–1889
Mungo Dykes
1798–1851
Robert Dykes
1801–1888
Janet Dykes
1803–1891
Thomas Dykes
1805–1856
Francis Dykes
1807–1882

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 February 1785
Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland
children

(11)

    Andrew Dykes

    Male1786–1861Male

    Mary Dykes

    Female1788–1879Female

    James Dykes

    Male1791–1865Male

    John Dykes

    Male1792–1855Male

    Agnes Dykes

    Female1794–1856Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Dykes

    Male1716–1799Male

    Agnes Cochran

    Female1715–1790Female

siblings

(10)

    William Dykes

    Male1745–Male

    Male1747–1819Male

    Marion Dykes

    Female1749–Female

    Mungo Dykes

    Male1751–1751Male

    Female1752–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 45

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 58

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 73

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Dyke . The Scottish name may also derive in part from any of several places named Dykes, although Black singles out one in the barony of Avondale or Strathaven in Lanarkshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Dykes in entry for John Dykes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Andrew Dykes in entry for Agnes Dykes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Andrew Dykes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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