Helen Adam

1696–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Adam was born on 14 May 1696, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Adame, was 40 and her mother, Marie Mary Wood, was 26. She married John Ritchie in 1721, in Lanarkshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Helen Adam
1696–
John Ritchie
1682–
Marriage: 1721
John Richy
1720–
James Ritchie
1722–1765
James Ritchie of Craighton and Busbie
1722–1800
Thomas Richy
1723–
Mary Richy
1725–
Mary Ritchie
1725–
Samuel Richy
1726–
Jean Ritchie
1728–
Samuel Richy
1729–
Helen Ritchy
1730–
Margaret Ritchy
1731–
Henry Richy
1734–
Rot Ritchie
1736–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1721
Lanarkshire, Scotland
children

(13)

  • Male1720–Male

  • James Ritchie

    Male1722–1765Male

  • James Ritchie of Craighton and Busbie

    Male1722–1800Male

  • Male1723–Male

  • Female1725–Female

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (2)

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

Age 106

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 119

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

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Adam in entry for John Richy, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Adame, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Adame, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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