John Robertson

8 January 1767–
Dowally, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Robertson was born on 8 January 1767, in Dowally, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Robertson, was 27 and his mother, Hellen Tod, was 27.

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James Robertson
1740–
Hellen Tod
1740–
Prudence Robertson
1766–
Duncan Robertson
1767–
John Robertson
1767–
Jean Robertson
1768–
Lizie Robertson
1769–
Elizabeth Robertson
1770–
Elizabeth Robertson
1771–
Charles Robertson
1772–1850
Mary Robertson
1773–
Catherine Robertson
1776–
Isobell Robertson
1779–

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 35
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 48
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 56
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Roberton
Roberson
Robert

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