Andrew Dykes

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

The Life Summary 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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Andrew Dykes
Helen Findlay
Marriage: 19 February 1785
Andrew Dykes
Agnes Dykes
Mary Dykes
James Dykes
John Dykes
William Dykes
Mungo Dykes
Robert Dykes
Janet Dykes
Thomas Dykes
Francis Dykes

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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.
Age 58
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
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.

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  • 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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