Janet Torrance

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

The Life 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
1818–1889
Janet Torrance
1820–1897
Marriage: 21 May 1836
John Torrance Brooks
1837–1914
Thomas Brooks
1839–1916
William Torrance Brooks
1840–
James Brooks
1844–1911
Margaret Brooks
1847–1911
Walter Brooks
1851–1910
Mary Ann Brooks
1856–1858

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 May 1836
Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    John Torrance Brooks

    Male1837–1914Male

    Thomas Brooks

    Male1839–1916Male

    William Torrance Brooks

    Male1840–Male

    James Brooks

    Male1844–1911Male

    Margaret Brooks

    Female1847–1911Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Mary Torrance

    Female1809–Female

    Robert Torrance

    Male1815–Male

    Female1820–1897Female

    Margaret Torrance

    Female1822–Female

    Agnes Torrance

    Female1824–Female

+2 More Children

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.
1823

Age 3

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1843

Age 23

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Torrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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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