John Hyndman

1726–Male
Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Hyndman was born in July 1726, in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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

Age 76

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 89

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 97

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: possibly a nickname from Middle English hende ‘courteous’ ( see Hendy ), or an occupational name for a deer-keeper, from Middle English hind ‘female deer’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hinde.

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

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