James Anderson

22 February 1708–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Anderson was christened on 22 February 1708, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Anderson, was 19 and his mother, Isobel Jeffray, was 15.

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Family Time Line

James Anderson
1689–
Isobel Jeffray
1693–
James Anderson
1708–
Thomas Anderson
1710–
Archibald Anderson
1712–
Janet Anderson
1718–
William Anderson
1721–

Parents and Siblings

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

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (1)

  • James Anderson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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