Mary Blyth

15 July 1785–
Kilconquhar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Blyth was born on 15 July 1785, her father, Robert Blyth, was 29 and her mother, Alison Morgan (Murgan), was 30.

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Family Time Line

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

Parents and Siblings

    Male1755–1840Male

    Alison Morgan (Murgan)

    Female1755–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1781–1858Male

    Female1785–Female

    Elizabeth Margaret Blythe

    Female1796–1866Female

    John Blythe

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

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

Age 17

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 30

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 32

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Blythe .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Blyth, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Blyth, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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