Isabel Scott Mann

1811–1893 (Age 82)
Walls and Sandness, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabel Scott

When Isabel Scott Mann was born in 1811, in Walls and Sandness, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Magnus Mann, was 33 and her mother, Lilias Peterson, was 33. She married Laurence Fraser on 20 November 1832, in Walls and Sandness, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1893, in her hometown, at the age of 82.

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Laurence Fraser
Isabel Scott Mann
Marriage: 20 November 1832
Peter Fraser
Lilias Fraser
Daniel Fraser
Magnus Fraser
Laurence Fraser
Jessie Nicol Fraser
Grace Fraser
James Fraser

Spouse and Children

    Laurence Fraser



20 November 1832
Walls and Sandness, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Peter Fraser


    Lilias Fraser


    Daniel Fraser


    Magnus Fraser


    Laurence Fraser


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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 0

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 27

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Isabella Mann in entry for Grace Fraser, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Isabel Scott Mann - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Isabel Scott Mann

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