Mary Lawson

Femaleabout 1807–

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Lawson was born about 1807, in Netherton, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Scott on 13 February 1824, in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters.

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Thomas Scott
Mary Lawson
Marriage: 13 February 1824
Mary Scott
Helen Scott
Grizzell 'Grace' Scott
William Scott
Mary Gilfillan
Margaret Scott
Thomas Scott
Gavin Scott
James Scott
Anne Scott
Hugh Scott
Helen Scott
Marion Scott
Janet Scott

Sources (20)

  • Mary Lawson Scott and Family in the 1871 Scotland Census of Lesmagahow, Lanarkshire
  • Mary Lawson in entry for Elisabeth Scott, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Lawson Scott and family in the 1861 Scotland Census of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1824Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 8

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

    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

    Age 31

    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 and northern English: patronymic ‘son of Lawrence’; see Law 1. It is also found in Ireland since the 17th century.

    Americanized form of Swedish Larsson and Danish, Norwegian or North German Larsen .

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

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