(Mr.) Blackit

Maleabout 1695–

Brief Life History 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
Mrs. Blackit
Marriage: about 1717

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    about 1717Glasgow, 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: diminutive of Black .

    English: nickname for a person with dark eyes, from Middle English blak ‘black’ + eie ‘eye’ (Old English blæc + ēage).

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

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