Wilhelmina Grieve

16 September 1871–
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Wilhelmina

When Wilhelmina Grieve was born on 16 September 1871, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Grieve, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Hamilton, was 36. She married James Hogg on 27 February 1896, in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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James Hogg
Wilhelmina Grieve
Marriage: 27 February 1896

Spouse and Children

27 February 1896
Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Grieve


    Margaret Hamilton




    Margaret Grieve


    Margaret Grieve


    James Grieve



    Catherine Hamilton Grieve


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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 3

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 31

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: occupational name for a steward or estate manager, Middle English greve, Old English græfa. Compare Reeve and Sheriff . This word was originally distinct from Grave 1, but some confusion has occurred as a result of the close similarity in both form and meaning.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Wilhelmina Grieve, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Wilhemina Grieve, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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