Janet Campbell

28 October 1767–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Campbell was born on 28 October 1767, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Campbell, was 35 and her mother, Margaret M'Lellan, was 31. She married Alexander Houston on 25 December 1788. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Houston
1763–
Janet Campbell
1767–
Marriage: 25 December 1788
Elizabeth Houston
1789–
Agnes Houston
1793–1860
John Houston
1797–
Margaret Houston
1799–
James Houston
1803–
William Houston
1805–
Robert Houston
1810–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1788
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Campbell

    Male1732–Male

    Margaret M'Lellan

    Female1736–Female

siblings

(6)

    Agnes Campbell

    Female1758–Female

    William Campbell

    Male1761–Male

    Andrew Campbell

    Male1762–Male

    Margaret Campbell

    Female1763–Female

    Agnes Campbell

    Female1765–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

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

Age 35

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 48

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 63

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Campbell in entry for John Houston, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Campbell, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Janet Campbell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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