Isabell Jamieson

Female16 April 1744–

Brief Life History of Isabell

When Isabell Jamieson was born on 16 April 1744, her father, Robert Jamieson, was 25 and her mother, Violet Archibald, was 24.

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Robert Jamieson
Violet Archibald
Isabell Jamieson
John Jamieson
Janet Jamieson

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

    Age 58

    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.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 67

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


    Age 71

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Jamison . It probably originated in the pronunciation of James as Jamis, but the Scottish preference for this form of Jamison will have been reinforced by association with Jamie, the Scots pet form of James .

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

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