Isabell Main

1787–1868 (Age 80)
Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabell

When Isabell Main was born in October 1787, in Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Main, was 46 and her mother, Janet Moir, was 32. She married James Sutherland on 15 March 1810, in Hopeman, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 21 April 1868, in Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Isabell Main
1787–1868
James Sutherland
1789–1870
Marriage: 15 March 1810
James Sutherland
1811–
Margaret Sutherland
1813–1820
Isabella or Isabell Sutherland
1815–1872
Jannet Sutherland
1817–
Daniel Sutherland
1822–
Jean Sutherland
1824–
Elisabeth Sutherland
1827–
Anne Sutherland
1829–
Margaret
1831–
William Sutherland
1832–
Helen Sutherland
1835–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1787–1868Female

  • James Sutherland

    Male1789–1870Male

MARRIAGE
15 March 1810
Hopeman, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(11)

  • James Sutherland

    Male1811–Male

  • Margaret Sutherland

    Female1813–1820Female

  • Isabella or Isabell Sutherland

    Female1815–1872Female

  • Jannet Sutherland

    Female1817–Female

  • Daniel Sutherland

    Male1822–Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1741–Male

  • Janet Moir

    Female1755–1802Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

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

Age 15

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 24

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 28

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: from a reduced form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus .2 Scottish: topographic name for a farmer who farmed the main farm on an estate.3 Scottish, English (of Norman origin), and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Maino, Meino, a short form of the various compound names with a first element magin ‘strength’, ‘might’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Isabel in entry for William Davidson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Isobel Main in entry for Janet Davidson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Isobel Main in entry for Donald Davidson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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