Margaret Geills

about 1705–
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Geills was born about 1705, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Geills, was 20 and her mother, Mrs James Geils, was 15. She married Hugh Mitchell on 17 March 1726, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Hugh Mitchell
Margaret Geills
Marriage: 17 March 1726

Spouse and Children

17 March 1726
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    James Geills


    Mrs James Geils




World Events (2)

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

Age 97

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.

Age 110

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grill 1.

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

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  • Margaret Geills, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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