Janet Erskine

Female1822–26 April 1880

Brief Life History of Janet

When Janet Erskine was born in 1822, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Archibald Erskine, was 32 and her mother, Janet Peter, was 28. She married Adam Mc Farlane on 9 June 1850, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died on 26 April 1880, in her hometown, at the age of 58.

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Janet Erskine
Marriage: 30 December 1869

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  • Jessie Erskine, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1869Anderston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

    Age 0

    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.


    Age 1

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

    Age 16

    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: habitational name from the barony of Erskine in Renfrewshire, first recorded in 1226 in the form Erskyn.

    History: A family of this name have held a number of Scottish titles, including the earldoms of Mar, Buchan, Kellie, and Rosslyn.

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

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