William Hogg

22 September 1775–
Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Hogg was born on 22 September 1775, in Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Hogg, was 44 and his mother, Janet McLean, was 29. He married Sarah Innes on 7 July 1803, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1775.

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William Hogg
Sarah Innes
Marriage: 7 July 1803
Ann Hogg
Alexander Hog
Mary Murray Hog
Ellison Hog
William Hogg
James Scot Hogg
Robert Hogg

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  • Marriage
    7 July 1803Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (7)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 27
    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 36
    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.
    Age 40
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern England and Scotland): nickname for a swineherd or shepherd, from Middle English hog(ge) (Old English hogg) denoting either a pig, especially a castrated one, or a young sheep before its first shearing (the latter sense is most likely in northern England).German (Högg): topographic name, a variant of Heck 1, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • William Hog in entry for Ann Hog, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • William Hogg, "Scotland Census, 1861"
    • William Hogg, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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