William Brockie

about 1714–
Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

William Brockie was born about 1714, in Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Agnes Duncan about 1739, in Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

William Brockie
1714–
Agnes Duncan
1718–
Marriage: about 1739
George Brockie
1740–
Sarah Brockie
1749–
John Brokie
1751–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1739Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    World Events (3)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 88
    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 97
    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.
    1815
    Age 101
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: diminutive of Brock 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brock

    Sources (1)

    • William Brokie in entry for John Brokie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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