Jane Butchart

15 November 1748–
Arbirlot, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Butchart was born on 15 November 1748, in Arbirlot, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Butchart, was 40 and her mother, Jean Fife, was 36.

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William Butchart
Jean Fife
George Butchart
Margaret Butchart
Jean Butchart
James Butchart
William Butchart
Jane Butchart
Alexander Butchart
Robert Butchart

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World Events (5)

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

Age 54

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 63

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 67

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (Angus): variant of Butcher .2 Respelling of Buttschard, Buschart, southwestern German variants of Burkhart , influenced by French Bouchard .

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

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  • Janet Butchart, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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