Margaret Dalrymple

3 February 1764–
Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Dalrymple was born on 3 February 1764, in Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Dalrymple, was 23 and her mother, Isabel Birrel, was 19.

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James Dalrymple
Isabel Birrel
Margaret Dalrymple
James Dalrymple
David Dalrymple
Christian Dalrymple

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 38
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 51
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Age 66
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Ayrshire, named with Gaelic dail ‘field, meadow’ + an unexplained second element.History: The Dalrymple family which held the earldom of Stair can be traced to William de Dalrymple, who in 1429 acquired the estate of Stair in Kyle, Ayrshire.

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

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  • Margaret Dalrymple, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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