William Small

27 June 1714–
Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Small was christened on 27 June 1714, in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Small, was 28 and his mother, Katharine Stewart, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Small
1686–
Katharine Stewart
1690–
John Small
1710–1791
Laurence Small
1712–
William Small
1714–
Mary Small
1716–

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Small

    Male1686–Male

    Katharine Stewart

    Female1690–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1710–1791Male

    Laurence Small

    Male1712–Male

    Male1714–Male

    Mary Small

    Female1716–Female

World Events (3)

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

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

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Smæl, small, slender, thin, narrow

Sources (1)

  • William Small, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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