Patrick Adam

1791–
Anstruther Easter, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Patrick

When Patrick Adam was born on 15 January 1791, his father, Patrick Adams, was 23 and his mother, Elspeth McIntosh, was 12.

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Patrick Adams
1767–
Elspeth McIntosh
1779–
Patrick Adam
1790–
Patrick Adam
1791–
John Adam
1792–1797
Elspeth Adam
1792–
Katheron Adam
1794–
Christiana Adams
1796–
Anne Adam
1797–
John Adam
1797–
Helen Adam
1799–
Margaret Adam
1799–
Helen Adams
1801–

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World Events (8)

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

Age 11

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 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 31

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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