Jean Watson

about 1740–
Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jean

Jean Watson was born about 1740, in Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Andrew Lennox in 1762, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Andrew Lennox
Jean Watson
Marriage: 1762
James Lennox
Janet Lennox
Isabel Lennox
Jean Lennox
David Lennox
Mary Lennox
Marion Lennox

Spouse and Children

Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

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

Age 62

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 75

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 92

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

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

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  • Jean Watson in entry for Linnox, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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