Jacobina Ferrier

about 1759–about 1810 (Age 51)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jacobina

Jacobina Ferrier was born about 1759, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of James Ferrier. She married Andrew Wood on 30 September 1786, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died about 1810, in Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Wood
1755–
Jacobina Ferrier
1759–1810
Marriage: 30 September 1786
Andrew Wood
1787–
James Wood
1790–
Robert Wood
1797–
John Muir Wood
1805–1834
Isabella Wood
1807–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 September 1786
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Andrew Wood

    Male1787–Male

    James Wood

    Male1790–Male

    Robert Wood

    Male1797–Male

    Male1805–1834Male

    Isabella Wood

    Female1807–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (1)

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

Age 43

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: occupational name for a smith, one who shoed horses, Middle English and Old French ferrier, from medieval Latin ferrarius, from ferrus ‘horseshoe’, from Latin ferrum ‘iron’. Compare Farrar .2 Scottish: possibly an occupational name for a ferryman. Black reports that lands called Ferrylands in Dumbarton, by a ferry across the Clyde, belonged to Robert Ferrier in 1512 .3 Possibly southern French: occupational name for a smith, a variant of Ferrié ( see Ferrie ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacobina Ferrier in entry for James Wood, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jacobina Ferrier in entry for Isabella Wood, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jacobina Ferrier in entry for Andrew Wood, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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