John Inglis

7 February 1743–1828 (Age 84)
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Inglis was born on 7 February 1743, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, his father, Thomas Ingles, was 21 and his mother, Elisabeth Bains, was 27. He married Jean Kerr on 15 January 1772, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. In 1772, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as weaver: a hosier & stocking manufacturer. He died in 1828, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Inglis
1743–1828
Jean Kerr
1751–1835
Marriage: 15 January 1772
Gavin Inglis
1772–1842
Ann Inglis
1774–1841
John Inglis Jr.
1775–1848
James Inglis
1778–1841
Andrew Inglis
1780–1851
David Kerr Inglis
1782–1868
Robert Inglis
1783–1839
Barbara Inglis
1785–
Jean Inglis
1787–
William Ingles
1791–1848

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1772Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (3)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 59
    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 68
    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.
    1815
    Age 72
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire and Midlothian): ethnic name from Scots Inglis ‘English(man)’. Compare English .

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

    Possible Related Names

    English
    Gingles
    Inglish

    Sources (11)

    • John Inglis in entry for David Kerr Inglis, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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