(Mr.) Blackit

about 1695–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of (Mr.) Blackit

(Mr.) Blackit was born about 1695, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Mrs. Blackit about 1717, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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(Mr.) Blackit
1695–
Mrs. Blackit
1700–
Marriage: about 1717

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1717
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

World Events (2)

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

Age 107

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 116

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. from a diminutive of Black . 2. nickname for a person with dark eyes or one who was reputed to have the power of casting the evil eye on someone, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ + ie ‘eye’.

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

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