Helen Tullock

27 December 1726–
Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life of Helen

When Helen Tullock was born on 27 December 1726, in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland, her father, Thomas Tulloch, was 42 and her mother, Jean Kirk, was 21. She married William Paterson in 1744, in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland in 1726.

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William Paterson
Helen Tullock
Marriage: 1744
Thomas Paterson
William Paterson
Janet Paterson
Robert Paterson
Margaret Paterson
Margaret Paterson
Ebenezer Paterson
Agnes Paterson
Elizabeth Paterson
James Paterson

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Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

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

Age 76

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 89

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 91

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Tulloch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nelly Tulloch in entry for Eliz Paterson, "Scotland Presbyterian & Protestant Church Records, 1736-1990"
  • Hellen Tulloch in entry for James Paterson, "Scotland Presbyterian & Protestant Church Records, 1736-1990"
  • Nelly Tulloch in entry for Ebenezer Paterson, "Scotland Presbyterian & Protestant Church Records, 1736-1990"

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