Margaret Leitch

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Leitch was born on 24 July 1751, in Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland, her father, John Leach, was 22 and her mother, Katherin Hamilton, was 22. She married Malcolm Campbell on 29 January 1773, in Kilmichael Glassary, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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Malcolm Campbell
Margaret Leitch
Marriage: 29 January 1773
John Campbell
Archibald Campbell
Christian Campbell
Cathrine Campbell
Isabel Campbell
Elspet Campbell
Iver Campbell
Elizabeth Campbell
Isabella Campbell

Sources (8)

  • Margaret Leach, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Leitch in entry for Iver Campbell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Leitch - Government record: birth-name: Margaret Leitch

World Events (6)

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

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.

1811 · The Tron Riot

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.

1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a physician (see Leach 1).

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

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