William Dalrymple

1736–4 November 1816 (Age 80)
New Luce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Dalrymple was born in 1736, in New Luce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Dalrymple, was 35 and his mother, Marion Johnston, was 34. He married Agnes Mcclellan on 9 December 1773. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 4 November 1816, at the age of 80.

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William Dalrymple
Agnes Mcclellan
Marriage: 9 December 1773
John Dalrymple

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1773
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 66
    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 79
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from a place in Ayrshire, named with Gaelic dail ‘field, meadow’ + an unexplained second element.History: The Dalrymple family which held the earldom of Stair can be traced to William de Dalrymple, who in 1429 acquired the estate of Stair in Kyle, Ayrshire.

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

    Sources (3)

    • William Dalrymple, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • William Dalrymple, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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