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
1870–1910
Wilhelmina Grieve
1871–
Marriage: 27 February 1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1896
Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Grieve

    Male1835–Male

    Margaret Hamilton

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(16)

    Margaret Grieve

    Female1858–Female

    Margaret Grieve

    Female1859–Female

    James Grieve

    Male1859–Male

    Female1861–1949Female

    Catherine Hamilton Grieve

    Female1863–Female

+11 More Children

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.
1884

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

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