John Davidson

29 June 1707–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Davidson was christened on 29 June 1707, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Marshall III, was 41 and his mother, Marie Davidson, was 36.

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Robert Marshall III
1665–
Marie Davidson
1671–
Janet Marshall
1691–
Robert Marshall
1693–1723
Mary Marshall
1695–
Isobell Marshall
1697–
John Marshall I
1699–1750
Margaret Marshall
1701–
James Marshall
1703–1803
Katrin Marshall
1705–
John Davidson
1707–
William Marshall
1709–
John Marshall
1709–1714

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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

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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