Robert Millar

18 March 1785–
Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Millar was born on 18 March 1785, in Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Millar, was 34 and his mother, Mary Anderson, was 31.

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James Millar
1750–
Mary Anderson
1754–
John Miller
1780–
Francis Millar
1781–
James Millar
1783–
Robert Millar
1785–
Alexander Millar
1787–
WILLIAM MILLAR SR.
1789–1838
Isabel Millar
1790–
Moncreiff Millar
1795–
Moncrieff Millar
1795–
Andrew Millar
1797–1893
Elizabeth Millar
1801–1874

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World Events (8)

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

Age 17

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 30

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 32

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Miller .

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

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