Thomas Jack

14 February 1796–22 August 1870 (Age 74)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Jack was born on 14 February 1796, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Jack, was 31 and his mother, Margaret McGilp, was 30. He married Mary Patterson on 11 February 1816, in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 22 August 1870, in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jack
1796–1870
Mary Bryce
1810–
Marriage: July 1832
Agnes Jack
1832–
Margaret Jack
1840–1863
Findlay Jack
1835–1899
Alexander Jack
1837–
William Jack
1837–1912

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1870Male

    Mary Bryce

    Female1810–Female

MARRIAGE
July 1832
New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland
children

(5)

    Agnes Jack

    Female1832–Female

    Findlay Jack

    Male1835–1899Male

    Alexander Jack

    Male1837–Male

    William Jack

    Male1837–1912Male

    Margaret Jack

    Female1840–1863Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

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

Age 6

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 19

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 21

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a Middle English personal name, Jakke, from Old French Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus, which is the source of both Jacob and James . As a family name in Britain, this is almost exclusively Scottish.2 English and Welsh: from the same personal name as 1, taken as a pet form of John .3 German (also Jäck): from a short form of the personal name Jacob .

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

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Story Highlight

Thomas Jack & Mary Patterson

THOMAS JACK (1796 - 1870) MARY PATTERSON (ABT 1793 - 1827) Thomas Jack, son of Margaret McGilp and Robert Jack, born Feb. 14, 1796 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland and his brother, Robert, moved from …

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Jack in entry for Thomas Jack and Maryanne Dunlop, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"
  • Thomas in entry for William Jack, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Thomas Jack in entry for William Jack, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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