James Laird

1799–
Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Laird was born in 1799, in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Laird, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Hynd, was 33.

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Family Time Line

David Laird
1767–
Elizabeth Hynd
1766–
Robert Laird
1790–
David Laird
1792–
Mary Laird
1794–
Robert Laird
1795–
Elizabeth Laird
1797–1857
James Laird
1799–
Charles Laird
1803–
Alexander Laird
1806–
Joseph Ellsworth Laird
1810–1900

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

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

Age 3

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 16

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 31

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: status name for a landlord, from northern Middle English laverd ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (1)

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

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