James Murdock

1798–1817
Tibbermore, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Murdock was christened on 28 July 1798, in Tibbermore, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Murdock, was 26 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Kinnenburgh, was 24. He died before 1817, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

George Murdock
1772–1841
Mary Elizabeth Kinnenburgh
1774–
George Murdock
1795–
William Murdoch
1797–
Robert Murdock
1798–
James Murdock
1798–1817
Robert Murdock
1804–
Alexander Murdock
1808–
May Murdock
1810–
Elizabeth Murdock
1814–
James Murdock
1817–

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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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

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.
1815

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

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

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