Margaret Steven

1 June 1733–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Steven was christened on 1 June 1733, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Steven, was 23 and her mother, Margaret Fleming, was 23.

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Family Time Line

John Steven
1710–
Margaret Fleming
1710–
James Steven
1732–
Margaret Steven
1733–
John Steven
1735–
John Steven
1737–
William Steven
1748–

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World Events (3)

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, Dutch, and North German: from the personal name Steven, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus, Greek Stephanos ‘crown’. This was a popular name throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages, having been borne by the first Christian martyr, stoned to death at Jerusalem three years after the death of Christ. In English the variant spelling Stephen is almost equally common.

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

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