Robert Blyth

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

The Life Summary 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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Robert Blyth
Alison Morgan (Murgan)
Marriage: 8 December 1780
John Blyth
John Blythe
Mary Blyth
Elizabeth Margaret Blythe

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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.
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.

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  • 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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