Katharine Nicolsone

24 November 1700–
Whitekirk, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Katharine

When Katharine Nicolsone was christened on 24 November 1700, in Whitekirk, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Nicholson, was 29 and her mother, Agnes Deans, was 27.

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John Nicholson
Agnes Deans
Christian Nicolson
George Nicholson
Katharine Nicolsone
Helen Nicolson
Thomas Nicolson
Helen Nicolson

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World Events (3)

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

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.

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Nicol ( see Nicholas ).

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

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  • Katharine Nicolsone, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Katharine Nicolsone, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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