Isabella Norrie

10 September 1758–
Kettle, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Norrie was born on 10 September 1758, in Kettle, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Norrie, was 39 and her mother, Janet Blyth, was 24. She married John Millar on 2 February 1781, in Kettle, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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John Millar
Isabella Norrie
Marriage: 2 February 1781
Janet Miller
Margaret Millar
Isabell Miller
Isabella Miller
Barbara Millar
John Millar

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2 February 1781
Kettle, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

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

Age 44

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.

Age 57

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 62

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Norris . Black offers evidence that this name was interchangeable with Norn, an old Orkney surname derived from Old Norse Norræna, the name of the Norse language; alternatively, it may be from Old Norse Noregr ‘Norway’.2 English: variant of Northey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isabell Norrie in entry for Janet Miller, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Isabel Norrie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Ann Millar, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

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