Euphemia Brand

4 February 1827–20 February 1915 (Age 88)
Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Euphemia

When Euphemia Brand was born on 4 February 1827, in Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Smart Brand, was 25 and her mother, Isabella Wilson, was 24. She married David Storer on 10 December 1847, in Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 20 February 1915, in Baldinnie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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David Storer
Euphemia Brand
Marriage: 10 December 1847
James Storrar
Isabella Storrar
Smart Storrar
David Storrar
Ann Storer
Alexander Storer
Euphamie Storrar
Christina Catherine Storrar
Jean Storrar
Robert Storrar
William Storrar

Spouse and Children

10 December 1847
Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom


    James Storrar


    Isabella Storrar


    Smart Storrar


    David Storrar


    Ann Storer


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 5

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 27

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Scandinavian, North German, and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Brando, a short form of various compound personal names containing the element brand ‘sword’ (a derivative of brinnan ‘to flash’), of which the best known is Hildebrand . There is place name evidence for Brant(a) as an Old English personal name; however, the Middle English personal name Brand was probably introduced to England from Old Norse; Brandr is a common Old Norse personal name.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a place where burning had occurred, from Old English brand, or a habitational name from a minor place named with this word, as for example The Brand in Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire.3 German: variant of Brandt 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Euphemia Storrar in household of David Storrar, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Euphemia B Storrar in household of David Storrar, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Euphemia Storrar in household of David Storrar, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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