Robert Blyth

13 September 1755–1 July 1840 (Age 84)
Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

Robert Blyth was born on 13 September 1755, in Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Robert Blythe and Margaret Black. He married Alison Morgan (Murgan) on 8 December 1780, in Lower Largo, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 July 1840, in Cupar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Robert Blyth
1755–1840
Alison Morgan (Murgan)
1755–
Marriage: 8 December 1780
John Blyth
1781–1858
John Blythe
Mary Blyth
1785–
Elizabeth Margaret Blythe
1796–1866

Spouse and Children

    Male1755–1840Male

    Alison Morgan (Murgan)

    Female1755–Female

MARRIAGE
8 December 1780
Lower Largo, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Male1781–1858Male

    Female1785–Female

    Elizabeth Margaret Blythe

    Female1796–1866Female

    John Blythe

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Blythe

    Male1734–Male

    Margaret Black

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Male1755–1840Male

    John Blyth

    Male1759–Male

    Margaret Blyth

    Female1761–Female

World Events (4)

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

Age 47

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

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 67

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Blythe .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Blyth in entry for Peter Blyth, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Blyth in entry for Robert Blyth, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Blyth in entry for Anna Blyth, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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