Janet Scoular

Brief Life History of Janet

Janet Scoular was born about 1800, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Robert Aird on 27 April 1823, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 7 February 1873, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Robert Aird
1793–1879
Janet Scoular
1800–1873
Marriage: 27 April 1823
Janet Aird
1825–1902
John Aird
1835–1906
Christina Aird
1841–1921
Charles Aird
1844–
William Aird
Agnes Aird
1828–1908
Robert Aird
1831–
Elizabeth Scouler Aird
1834–
Margret Aird
1839–

Sources (6)

  • Janet Aird in household of George Douglas, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Janet Scoular, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Janet Scoular in entry for Elizabeth Scouler Aird, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (7)

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.

1815

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

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname or status name from Older Scots scolar ‘student’.

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

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