Grace Dudgeon

1801–Unknown (Age NaN)
Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

Grace Dudgeon was born in 1801, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Dudgeon and Ann Charles. She married Charles Cowan on 26 April 1827. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in Scotland, United Kingdom, and was buried in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Charles Cowan
Grace Dudgeon
Ann Charles Cowan
John Dudgeon Cowan
Grace Clarke Cowan
Janet Charles Cowan
William Dudgeon Cowan
Robert Dudgeon Cowan

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World Events (8)

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

Age 1

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.

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 31

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: of uncertain derivation, but possibly a metonymic occupational name for a turner or cutler; the word dudgeon denoted the wood (probably boxwood) used in the handles of knives and daggers in the Middle Ages. Alternatively, it could be a diminutive form of Dodge . The name was taken to northern Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Dudgeon in entry for William Dudgeon Cowan, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Grace Dudgeon in entry for Robert Dudgeon Cowan, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Grace Dudgeon in entry for Ann Charles Cowan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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