Elizabeth Wilson

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wilson was born on 30 March 1755, in Muiravonside, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Charles Wilson, was 20 and her mother, Margaret Russell, was 14.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Charles Wilson
1734–1783
Margaret Russell
1741–
Elizabeth Wilson
1755–
John Wilson
1760–
Agnes Wilson
–1800
William Wilson
1756–
Margaret Wilson
1758–
Agnes WILSON
1763–
James WILSON
1766–
Jean WILSON
1768–
Alexander WILSON
1771–
Robert William Wilson
1774–1847

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Wilson - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: female

World Events (3)

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

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

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

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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