Jean Berry

11 October 1730–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jean

When Jean Berry was born on 11 October 1730, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Barrey, was 61 and her mother, Elspeth or Elizabet Martine, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Barrey
1669–1741
Elspeth or Elizabet Martine
1702–
Alexander Berrie
1712–1776
Alexander Berrie
1726–
Jean Berry
1730–

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World Events (3)

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

Age 72

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 85

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

Age 93

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

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

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  • Jean Berry, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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