Janet Boag

24 January 1817–26 March 1876 (Age 59)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

Janet Boag was born on 24 January 1817, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Boag and Janet Borland. She married Thomas Sim in January 1836. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1817. She died on 26 March 1876, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Sim
1810–1878
Janet Boag
1817–1876
Marriage: January 1836
John Sim
1836–
Euphemia Sim
1843–
Robert Sim
1845–
Margret Sim
1853–
Thomas Sim
1838–
Janet Sim
1841–1912
Agnes Sim
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
January 1836
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Boag

    Male–1876Male

    Janet Borland

    Female–1896Female

siblings

(6)

    Robert Boag

    Male1806–Male

    Margaret Boag

    Female1809–Female

    Agnes Boag

    Female1811–Female

    John Boag

    Male1814–Male

    Female1817–1876Female

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World Events (8)

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 3

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 21

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Boak .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Janet Boog, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Boag in entry for John Sim, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Boag, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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