Elliot Seaton

1767–about 1832 (Age 65)
Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elliot

Elliot Seaton was born in 1767, in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married John Douglas on 11 July 1788, in Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died about 1832, in Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John Douglas
1761–1871
Elliot Seaton
1767–1832
Marriage: 11 July 1788
Joann Douglas
1790–1854
John Douglas
1792–
Christian Douglas
1794–1838
George Douglas
1796–
Peter Douglas
1796–
Susan Douglas
1801–1865
Bentlem Douglas
1804–
Jane Douglas
1804–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1788
Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Joann Douglas

    Female1790–1854Female

    John Douglas

    Male1792–Male

    Christian Douglas

    Female1794–1838Female

    Male1796–Male

    Peter Douglas

    Male1796–Male

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World Events (4)

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

Age 35

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.
1815

Age 48

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 53

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. A Scottish place of this name near Longniddry is so named because it was held from the 12th century by a Norman family de Sey, from Say in Indre. Other places of this name, for example those in Cumbria, Devon, County Durham, Northumbria, and Yorkshire, are mostly named with Old English sǣ ‘sea’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in Rutland seems to have as its first element a stream name, Sǣge ( see Seabrook ), or a personal name Sǣga. One in Kent is named with Old English seten ‘plantation’, ‘cultivated land’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elliot_ Seton in entry for George Douglas, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elliot_ Seton in entry for Susan Douglas, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elliot_ Seton in entry for Jean Douglas, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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