Margaret Anderson

23 November 1715–
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Anderson was born on 23 November 1715, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Sir William Anderson, was 35 and her mother, Jean Hogg, was 31. She married Allan Stewart on 30 September 1730, in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Allan Stewart
Margaret Anderson
Marriage: 30 September 1730

Spouse and Children

30 September 1730
Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

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World Events (3)

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

Age 87

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 96

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.

Age 100

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Anderson, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Margaret Anderson in entry for Margaret Stuart, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Anderson in entry for Margaret Stewart, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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