Robert Finlay

9 August 1740–16 January 1817 (Age 76)
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Finlay was born on 9 August 1740, his father, Andrew Finlay, was 35 and his mother, Anne Arthur, was 33. He married Janet Mackie on 26 November 1767, in Kilconquhar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 16 January 1817, in Kilconquhar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Robert Finlay
1740–1817
Janet Mackie
1739–1813
Marriage: 26 November 1767
Helen Finlay
1768–
Christian Finlay
1772–1773
Robert Finlay
1776–1777
Janet Finlay
1778–

Spouse and Children

    Male1740–1817Male

    Janet Mackie

    Female1739–1813Female

MARRIAGE
26 November 1767
Kilconquhar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Helen Finlay

    Female1768–Female

    Christian Finlay

    Female1772–1773Female

    Robert Finlay

    Male1776–1777Male

    Janet Finlay

    Female1778–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Finlay

    Male1705–Male

    Anne Arthur

    Female1707–Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (2)

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

Age 62

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.
1815

Age 75

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Finlay, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • 16/01/1817 FINLAY, ROBERT (Old Parish Registers Deaths 436/ 30 404 Kilconquhar) Page 404 of 562
  • Robert Finlay, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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