Katharen Baikie

30 August 1702–
St. Andrews, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Katharen

When Katharen Baikie was christened on 30 August 1702, in St. Andrews, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Baikie 4th of Tankerness, was 41 and her mother, Joan Stewart, was 45.

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George Baikie 4th of Tankerness
Joan Stewart
Robert Baikie 5th of Tankerness
Katharen Baikie
Barbara Baikie

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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

Scottish: status name for one of the senior members of a city council, or (earlier) the chief magistrate in a barony, Older Scots baili. Etymologically, this is the same word as Bailey , but the functions as well as the spelling of the two officials were different in England and Scotland.

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

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  • Katharen Baikie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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