Mary Thomson

22 September 1769–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thomson was born on 22 September 1769, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Thomson, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Ferguson, was 20.

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Family Time Line

John Thomson
1745–
Elizabeth Ferguson
1749–
Mary Thomson
1769–
Helen Thomson
1771–
Drucilla Thomson
1774–
Jean Thomson
1777–
William Thomson
1777–
Alexander Thompson
1780–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

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

Age 33

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 46

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

Age 54

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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