James Millar

1 March 1780–
Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Millar was born on 1 March 1780, his father, John Millar, was 46 and his mother, Isobel Hamilton, was 42.

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Family Time Line

John Millar
1734–
Isobel Hamilton
1738–
Thomas Millar
1759–
Jean Semple Millar
1761–1841
Gavin Millar
1762–
Jean Millar
1763–
Anne Millar
1763–
Isobel Millar
1765–
William Miller
1766–
Margaret MILLAR
1768–1811
George Millar
1769–
Margaret Millar
1772–
John Millar
1774–
Agnes Millar
1777–1859
James Millar
1780–

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World Events (7)

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

Age 22

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

Age 31

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.
1815

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Miller .

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

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Sources (1)

  • James Miller, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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