Mary Hamiltone

April 1722–
Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hamiltone was born in April 1722, in Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Hamilton, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Simn, was 42. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hamilton
1685–
Margaret Simn
1679–
Margaret Hamilton
1710–
Alexander Hamiltone
1712–
James Hamilton
1714–1798
James Hamiltone
1716–
Margaret Hamiltone
1717–
Andrew Hamiltone
1719–
Janet Hamilton
1719–
William Hamiltone
1720–
Robert Hamiltone
1721–
Mary Hamiltone
1722–

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World Events (4)

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

Age 80

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 89

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 91

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary Hamilton, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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