Jane Robb

7 February 1806–29 May 1866 (Age 60)
Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Robb was born on 7 February 1806, in Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Robb, was 33 and her mother, Jean Scott, was 31. She married William Alexander Ferguson on 4 April 1824, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 29 May 1866, in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Ferguson
1798–1880
Jane Robb
1806–1866
Marriage: 4 April 1824
Jane Ferguson
1825–1862
Alexander Ferguson
1845–1867
Lilias Ferguson
1846–1919
Arthur Ferguson
1827–
Margaret Ferguson
1829–
Catherine Ferguson
1831–1867
George Ferguson
1831–1838
Thomas Ferguson
1834–1918
Mary Ferguson
1836–1878
William Watson Ferguson
1836–1897
James Ferguson
1840–
George Ferguson
1841–1889
Janet Ferguson
1847–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1824
Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(13)

    Female1825–1862Female

    Arthur Ferguson

    Male1827–Male

    Margaret Ferguson

    Female1829–Female

    Catherine Ferguson

    Female1831–1867Female

    George Ferguson

    Male1831–1838Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Robb

    Male1773–1866Male

    Jean Scott

    Female1775–1846Female

siblings

(10)

    Jean Robb

    Female1798–Female

    Marion Robb

    Female1803–1868Female

    Female1806–1866Female

    Helen

    Female1807–Female

    Female1808–1878Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 5

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.
1815

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 16

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from a short form of the personal name Robert .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jean Robb, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jean Robb in entry for Thomas Ferguson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jean Robb, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"

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