Helen Lauriston

Brief Life History of Helen

When Helen Lauriston was born in 1685, in Corstorphine, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Archibald Lauriston, was 28 and her mother, Marion Young, was 21. She married George Walker on 20 July 1705, in Corstorphine, Midlothian, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

George Walker
Helen Lauriston
Marriage: 20 July 1705
Marion Walker
Jean Walker
Anna Walker
Sarah Walker
Margaret Walker
John Walker
Marion Walker
George Walker
Janet Walker
James Walker

Sources (5)

  • Marriage of George Walker and Helen Lauriston
  • Helen Lauristoun in entry for Janet Walker, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Lauristoun in entry for Janet Walker, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Lauriston in Edinburgh, which gets its name from the Scots personal name or surname Laurie or Lowrie + genitive -s + toun ‘settlement, town’.

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

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