Margaret Bryson

Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Bryson was born in 1761, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Brycen, was 41 and her mother, Jean Jackson, was 39. She lived in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1761.

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Robert Brycen
Jean Jackson
Robert Brycen
Elizabeth Bryson
Isobell Bryson
Janet Bryson
Christian Brycen
John Bryson
Mary Brycen
Janet Brycen
Margaret Bryson
Jean Brycen

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 41

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.

Age 54

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 61

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Brice, Gaelic (Gille) Bhris ‘(servant of) (Saint) Bricius’ ( see Brice ).2 Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Briosáin, an altered version of Ó Muirgheasáin ( see Morrissey ).

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

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  • Margaret Brysen, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Brysen, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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