James Auchincloss

6 February 1760–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Auchincloss was born on 6 February 1760, his father, Robert Auchincloss, was 32 and his mother, Agnes Fogo, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Robert Auchincloss
1727–
Agnes Fogo
1726–
Robert Achencloss
1749–
John Auchincloss
1751–
William Auchincloss
1752–
James Achincloss
1754–
Isabella Auchincloss
1764–
Alexander Auchincloss
1756–
Agnes Auchincloss
1758–
James Auchincloss
1760–
Thomas Auchincloss
1762–
Samuel Auchincloss
1766–
Auchincloss
1769–

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World Events (6)

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

Age 42

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 55

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 62

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Scotland: habitational name from the lands so named in Kilmarnock parish.

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

Sources (1)

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

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