Elisabeth Wallace

28 December 1857–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Wallace was born on 28 December 1857, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Wallace, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Crawford, was 31. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

James Wallace
1828–
Elizabeth Crawford
1826–
Elisabeth Wallace
1857–
Annie Wallace
1859–1919
William B. Wallace
1861–1925
Jane Brough
1869–
Eleanora McFie
1881–
David Kyle
1887–
Christina McLellan
1889–

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 11

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 33

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: from Anglo-Norman French waleis ‘Welsh’ (from a Germanic cognate of Old English wealh ‘foreign’), hence an ethnic name for a Welsh speaker. In some cases this clearly denoted an incomer to Scotland from Wales or the Welsh Marches, but it may also have denoted a Welsh-speaking Scot: in western Scotland around Glasgow, the Welsh-speaking Strathclyde Britons survived well into the Middle Ages.2 Jewish: this surname has been adopted in the 19th and 20th centuries as an Americanized form of various Ashkenazic Jewish surnames, e.g. Wallach .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Wallace in household of James Wallace, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Elisabeth Wallace, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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