Barbara Allan

20 December 1734–
Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Barbara

When Barbara Allan was born on 20 December 1734, her father, Robert Allan, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Tillery, was 30. She married James Maclain on 19 August 1762.

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James Maclain
Barbara Allan
Marriage: 19 August 1762

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1762
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    World Events (4)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 68
    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 81
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 96
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Allen . This is the more common spelling of the name in Scotland and northern England; in Scotland it is often found as an English form of the Gaelic name McAllan ( see McAllen ).

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Barbara Allan, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
    • Barbara Allan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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