Mary Brycen

1751–
Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Brycen was born in 1751, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Brycen, was 31 and her mother, Jean Jackson, was 29.

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William McClue
1748–
Mary Brycen
1751–

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 51
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
Age 60
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.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813
Age 62
The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

Scottish, of uncertain derivation:1. probably a habitational name from a place now lost. The surname is most common in southwestern Scotland. 2. Reaney suggests that it is a metonymic occupational name for a bridle maker, from Old French bridon ‘bridle’.

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

Possible Related Names

Briden
Brydon

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  • Scottish church record- Mary Brycen,

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