Andrew Telfair

about 1765–before 1868 (Age 103)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Telfair was born about 1765, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Boys Telfair Sr, was -63 and his mother, Elizabeth Thornburn, was -60. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Janet Wilson. He died before 1868, in his hometown, at the age of 102.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Telfair
1765–1868
Janet Wilson
1764–1868
Peter Telfar
1794–
Sarah Telfar
1796–
Alexander Telfar
1799–1881
Katherine Telfar
1801–
Ann Telfar
1802–1871

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Peter Telfar

    Male1794–Male

    Sarah Telfar

    Female1796–Female

    Alexander Telfar

    Male1799–1881Male

    Katherine Telfar

    Female1801–Female

    Ann Telfar

    Female1802–1871Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Boys Telfair Sr

    Male1828–1906Male

    Elizabeth Thornburn

    Female1825–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1765–1868Male

    Katharine Telfair

    Female1772–Female

    Betty Telfair

    Female1776–Female

    Jean Telfair

    Female1778–Female

    John Telfair

    Male1780–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

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

Age 37

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 50

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 55

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

Scottish and northern English: variant of Telfer .

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

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