Anne Weir

10 November 1810–about 1855 (Age 44)
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

When Anne Weir was born on 10 November 1810, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Weir, was 34 and her mother, Ann Gray, was 31. She married William Haining on 9 August 1842, in Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died about 1855, at the age of 45.

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William Haining
Anne Weir
Marriage: 9 August 1842
Agnes Haining
Anna Douglas Campbell Haining
Jean Haining

Spouse and Children

9 August 1842
Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom



    Anna Douglas Campbell Haining


    Jean Haining


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 1

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 5

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

Age 13

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river. Compare Ware .2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’ ( see McNair ).3 Irish: Anglicized form, based on an erroneous translation (as if from Gaelic cora ‘weir’, ‘stepping stones’), of various Gaelic names such as Ó Corra and Ó Comhraidhe ( see Corr and Curry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anne Stobo in entry for Janet Stobo Haining, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Anne Stobb in entry for David Haining, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Anne Stobb in entry for Anne Haining, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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