James McKirdy

2 March 1761–
Kingarth, Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James McKirdy was born on 2 March 1761, in Kingarth, Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander McKirdy, was 22 and his mother, Janet Glass, was 16.

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Family Time Line

Alexander McKirdy
1739–
Janet Glass
1744–
James McKirdy
1761–
Archibald McKirdy
1765–
Janet McKirdy
1768–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

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

Age 41

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 54

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

Age 62

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ádaidh, a patronymic from a Gaelic pet form of Adam .

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

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Sources (1)

  • James Mckirdy, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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