Margret Mcfarlan

2 January 1773–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margret

When Margret Mcfarlan was born on 2 January 1773, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Walter Mcfarlane, was 16 and her mother, Margaret Ferguson, was 23.

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Walter Mcfarlane
Margaret Ferguson
John Mcfarlan
Margret Mcfarlan
Andrew McFarlan
John McFarlan
Walter McFarlan
Janet Macfarlane
Daniel Macfarlane
Kathrane Macfarlane
Dugald Mcfarlane

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World Events (7)

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

Age 29

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 38

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.

Age 42

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McFarlane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Mcfarlane, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margory Mcfarlan, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margret Mcfarlan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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