David Blackwood

about 1693–
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Blackwood was born about 1693, in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Blackwood, was 26 and his mother, Mrs. David Blackwood, was 22. He married Janet Renny on 28 November 1716, in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

David Blackwood
1693–
Janet Renny
1698–
Marriage: 28 November 1716
Isabell Blackwood
1718–
Alison Blackwood
1721–
Infant Blackwood
1726–
John Blackwood
1728–
Mary Blackwood
1731–
David Blackwood
1735–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1716
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (2)

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

Age 109

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

Age 118

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dumfries, Strathclyde, and Yorkshire, named Blackwood, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Bllackwood in entry for John Bllackwood, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • David Blackwood in entry for Mary Blackwood, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • David Blackwood in entry for Isabell Blackwood, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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