Jean Laing

about 1705–
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jean

When Jean Laing was born about 1705, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Laing, was 30 and her mother, Janet Young, was 30. She married David Cleland on 2 April 1726, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

David Cleland
1705–1788
Jean Laing
1705–
Marriage: 2 April 1726
Jennet Cleeland
1727–
John Cleland
1739–
Robert Cleeland
1740–1742
Robert Cleeland
1730–1740
James Cleeland
1732–
Alexander Cleeland
1734–1745
Helen
1736–
William Cleeland
1738–
Robert Thatcher Cleland
1742–1788

Spouse and Children

Children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 97
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.
1815
Age 110
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Lang .

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

Possible Related Names

Layng
Lang

Sources (7)

  • Jean Laing in entry for Robert Cleeland, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jean Laing in entry for Alexander Cleeland, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • 26 Robert Cleland Kilsyth Parish Register

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