Marion Darnley

19 January 1752–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Marion

When Marion Darnley was born on 19 January 1752, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, John Darnley, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Maxwell, was 28. She married George Fowler in 1774, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

George Fowler
1748–
Marion Darnley
1752–
Marriage: 1774
John Fowler
1775–
George Fowler
1780–
Beattie Fouller
1783–
Helen Fowler
1785–
Margaret Fowler
1786–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1774
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (6)

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

Age 50

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 59

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 61

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Darnlee or Darnley, an estate in southwestern Glasgow.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mannie Darnly in entry for Beattie Fouller, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marrion Darnley, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marrion Darnley, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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