Margaret Salmon

23 April 1798–
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Salmon was born on 23 April 1798, her father, John Salmon, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Jackson, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Salmon
1766–1806
Margaret Jackson
1768–
Robert Salmon
1793–1860
James Salmon
1795–1888
Margaret Salmon
1798–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

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

Age 4

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 17

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

Age 32

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Salmon, Saumon, a reduced form of Salomon ( see Solomon ).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Zalmen, derived via a German form from Hebrew Shelomo ( see Solomon ).3 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Bradáin‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name, probably from bradach ‘spirited’, but written the same as a word meaning ‘salmon’; this name is also sometimes translated Fisher . The English surname is also present in Ireland (chiefly in counties Leix and Kilkenny).

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

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  • Margaret Salmon, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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