Janet Dunlop

21 March 1747–
Dunlop, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

Janet Dunlop was born on 21 March 1747 as the daughter of James Dunlap.

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James Dunlap
1721–1783
Mary Dunlop
1745–
Ann Dunlop
1745–1825
Agness Dunlop
1747–
Janet Dunlop
1747–
John Dunlap
1747–1812
Robert Dunlap
1748–1834
Jean Dunlop
1748–

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World Events (3)

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

Age 55

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 68

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

Age 76

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first.2 Irish: variant of Dunleavy .3 Irish: Scottish surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, a byname or from lápán ‘mire’, ‘dirt’ (used figuratively of a poor man) or ‘little paw’.

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

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