James Stuart

Maleabout 1696–

Brief Life History of James

When James Stuart was born about 1696, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Stuart, was 22 and his mother, Jenet Shiell, was 20. He married Elizabeth Lyle on 12 August 1715, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

James Stuart
1696–
Elizabeth Lyle
1696–1730
Marriage: 12 August 1715
James Stewart
1716–
Robert Stewart
1717–

Sources (11)

  • James Stewart, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Stewart, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • James Stewart in entry for James Stewart, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1715Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (2)

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

    Age 106

    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 119

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Aberdeenshire and Banffshire): variant of Stewart . This French form of the name, there being no W in the French language, was adopted by Mary, Queen of Scots, on her return to Scotland in 1561 and has since come to be more popular among royalists than the earlier spellings.

    History: Stuart or Stewart is the surname of one of the great families of Scotland (see note at Stewart ).

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

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