James Murdock

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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George Murdock
Mary Elizabeth Kinnenburgh
George Murdock
William Murdoch
Robert Murdock
James Murdock
Robert Murdock
Alexander Murdock
May Murdock
Elizabeth Murdock
James Murdock

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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.

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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