Robert Allan

18 December 1732–
Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Allan was born on 18 December 1732, his father, Robert Allan, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Tillery, was 28. He married Jean Watt on 13 May 1751, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Robert Allan
Jean Watt
Marriage: 13 May 1751
Isabel Allan

Spouse and Children


    Jean Watt


13 May 1751
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Isabel Allan


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World Events (4)

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

Age 70

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 83

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 91

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (3)

  • Robert Allan, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Robert Allan, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Robert Allan in entry for Isabel Allan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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