Jean Reid

Femaleabout 1822–from 1855 to 1859

Brief Life History of Jean

Jean Reid was born about 1822, in Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married John Hewitt on 2 December 1844, in Glenluce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cunningham, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851. She died from 1855 to 1859, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Hewitt
Jean Reid
about 1822–1859
Marriage: 2 December 1844
Ann Hewitt
Sarah Hewitt
John Hewet
Jane Hewitt
Joseph Hewet
Robert Hewet
Agness Hewitt
Joseph Hewitt

Sources (10)

  • Jane Howet in household of John Howet, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jean Reid - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth: about 1822; Stoneykirk, Wigtown, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Jean Reid, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1844Glenluce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    about 1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

    Age NaN

    The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.


    Age 1

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

    Age 16

    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 Reed , of which Reid is the common modern Scots spelling.

    History: Samuel Chester Reid (1783–1861), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT. His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

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

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