Catharine Heughes

25 May 1801–
Leslie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Heughes was born on 25 May 1801, in Leslie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Heugh, was 43 and her mother, Jean Davidson, was 45.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Heugh
1758–
Jean Davidson
1756–
Alexander Hughes
1784–
William Hughes
1786–1869
Jean Heugh
1788–
Robert Heugh
1790–
Andrew Hughes
1794–
David Hugh
1796–
Catharine Heughes
1801–

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World Events (3)

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.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 22

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh .2 Welsh: variant of Howells .3 Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McCoy ).

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

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  • Catharine Heughes, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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