Agnes Kirk

18 August 1787–
Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Kirk was born on 18 August 1787, in Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Kirk, was 34 and her mother, Margaret McCutcheon, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Kirk
1753–
Margaret McCutcheon
1753–
John Kirk
1773–
Samuel Kirk
1777–
Andrew Kirk
1779–
Mary Kirk
1781–
Helen Kirk
1783–1820
Margaret Kirk
1785–1789
Agnes Kirk
1787–
William Kirk
1790–
Margaret Kirk
1793–

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World Events (3)

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

Age 15

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 28

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

Age 36

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English, and Danish: from northern Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes Kirk, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Mccutcheon in entry for Agnes Kirk, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

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