Margaret Law

23 February 1683–
Scoonie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Law was christened on 23 February 1683, in Scoonie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Law, was 32 and her mother, Jean, was 28. She had at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

John Law
1651–
Jean
1655–
Robert Law
1677–
Grissel Law
1682–
Jean Law
1682–
Margaret Law
1683–
David Law
1684–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1651–Male

    Jean

    Female1655–Female

siblings

(5)

    Robert Law

    Male1677–Male

    Grissel Law

    Female1682–Female

    Jean Law

    Female1682–Female

    Female1683–Female

    David Law

    Male1684–Male

World Events (1)

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

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. from a Middle English short form of Lawrence . 2. topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Law in entry for George Burt, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Law, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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