Agnes Brockie

8 June 1737–8 February 1821 (Age 83)
Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Brockie was born on 8 June 1737, in Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Brockie, was 16 and her mother, Isabell Morton, was 24. She had at least 5 sons and 6 daughters with Thomas Cowan. She died on 8 February 1821, in Fisherrow, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 83, and was buried in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Cowan
1736–1830
Agnes Brockie
1737–1821
John Cowan
1757–
John Cowan
1761–1831
Thomas Cowan
1762–
Robert Cowan
1765–
Isabel Cowan
1767–
Agnes Cowan
1769–1836
Jean Cowan
1771–
Margaret Cowan
1771–
Russel Cowan
1775–1838
Isabel Cowan
1778–
Joseph Cowan
1783–

Spouse and Children

children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Brockie

    Male1721–Male

    Isabell Morton

    Female1713–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1737–1821Female

    Katharine Brockie

    Female1739–Female

    Elspeth Brockie

    Female1742–Female

    Isabell Brockie

    Female1744–Female

    John Brockie

    Male1747–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

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

Age 65

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 78

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish: diminutive of Brock 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Cowan in entry for Robert Cowan, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Agnes Brockie, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Broakie in entry for John Cowan, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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