Janet Torrance

about 1820–29 June 1897 (Age 77)
Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Torrance was born about 1820, in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Torrance, was 45 and her mother, Janet Brown, was 35. She married John Brooks on 21 May 1836, in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 June 1897, in Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Brooks
Janet Torrance
Marriage: 21 May 1836
John Torrance Brooks
Thomas Brooks
William Torrance Brooks
James Brooks
Margaret Brooks
Walter Brooks
Mary Ann Brooks

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+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""
Age 0
The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
Age 3
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
Age 23
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Torrence .

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

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Sources (5)

  • 1871 Census Scotland shown John Brooks and family
  • 1891 Census Scotland shown Janet Brooks and family
  • 1881 Census Scotland shown John Brooks and family.

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