Alexander Struthers

Male31 August 1770–

Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Struthers was born on 31 August 1770, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Struthers, was 27 and his mother, Mary Gillies, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Agnes Hamilton.

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Alexander Struthers
Agnes Hamilton
Elizabeth Struthers
John Struthers I
Margaret Struthers
Mary Struthers
John Struthers II
James Struthers
Agnes Struthers
Archibald Struthers

Sources (13)

  • Alexander Struthers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Alexander Struther in entry for John Struther, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Alexander Struthers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (6)

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

Age 32

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.


Age 45

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

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 62

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Lanarkshire): probably a variant of Strother , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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