Mary

1755–
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary was born in 1755, in Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Alexander Spears about 1775, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Alexander Spears
1759–
Mary
1755–
Marriage: about 1775
Jane Spears
1777–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1775
Scotland, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (6)

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

Age 47

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 60

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 62

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

Hebrew: Bitter

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