Christian Stewart

29 April 1792–
Loanhead, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Christian

When Christian Stewart was born on 29 April 1792, in Loanhead, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Stewart, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Thomson, was 22. She married John Jackson on 17 January 1820, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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John Jackson
Christian Stewart
Marriage: 17 January 1820

Spouse and Children

17 January 1820
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

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

Age 10

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 23

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

Age 31

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In Old English times this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christian, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Christian Stewart, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Christian Stewart, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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