David Ballentine

4 October 1774–
Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

When David Ballentine was born on 4 October 1774, his father, John Ballentine, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Somerville, was 32.

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Family Time Line

John Ballentine
1738–
Margaret Somerville
1742–1792
Jean Ballentine
1766–
John Ballentine
1768–
James Ballentine
1770–
David Ballentine
1774–
Margaret Ballentine
1776–

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World Events (7)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 28
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 37
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.
1815
Age 41
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 either of two places (in Roxburgh and Selkirk) called Bellenden, of unknown origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Balentine
Ballantine
Ballantyne
Barentine
Barrentine

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