Agnes Dalgetty

Femaleabout 1781–

Brief Life History of Agnes

When Agnes Dalgetty was born about 1781, in Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Dalgity, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Sturrock, was 20. She married Alexander Esplin on 22 January 1803. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters.

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Alexander Esplin
Agnes Dalgetty
Marriage: 22 January 1803
Agnes Espline
Elizabeth Esplin
John Esplin
Alexander Esplin
Jean Esplin
Margaret Esplin
Agnes Esplin
David Esplin
William Esplin
James Esplin
Joseph Esplin

Sources (5)

  • Agnes Dalgity, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Dalgety in entry for James Esplin, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Dalgity in entry for Agnes Esplin, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1803
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

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

    Age 21

    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.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 30

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

    1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

    Age 32

    The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: locative name from Dalgety, a parish in Fife, or the lands of Delgety or Delgaty in Aberdeens, which according to Black belonged to a family so named.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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