Andrew Wilson

27 May 1785–
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Wilson was christened on 27 May 1785, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Archibald Wilson, was 40 and his mother, Janet Campbell, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Archibald Wilson
1745–
Janet Campbell
1744–
Andrew Wilson
1785–
Janet Wilson
1787–1849
William Wilson
1789–
Janet Wilson
1792–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

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

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

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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  • Andrew Wilson - MyHeritage Family Trees - MyHeritage

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