Margaret Clerk

Femaleabout 1686–

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Clerk was born about 1686, in Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Clerk, was 22 and her mother, Hellen Miller, was 20. She had at least 2 daughters with William Rae.

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Family Time Line

William Rae
1691–
Margaret Clerk
1686–
Mary Rae
1709–
Margaret Rhea
1713–

Sources (4)

  • Margaret Clerk, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margret Cleark in entry for Mary Rae, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Clerk in entry for Margaret Rae, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Children (2)

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Siblings (3)

World Events (1)

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

Age 116

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Jacques.

English: variant of Clark .

Americanized form of French Clerc and perhaps also of the Dutch and Flemish cognates De Klerk and De Clerck or of variants of these names. Compare Clark 3.

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

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