Robert Grahame

Male20 May 1757–

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Grahame was born on 20 May 1757, his father, Robert Graham, was 27 and his mother, Janet Foord, was 29.

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Robert Graham
1729–
Janet Foord
1729–
John Graham
1755–
Robert Grahame
1757–

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  • Robert Grahame, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (6)

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

Age 45

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 58

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

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 63

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

(1997: 113;2007: 164; 2010: NA)

Scottish: variant of Graham . — Note: The population figure published by the US Census Bureau for this surname in the year 2000 is as high as 261, while the figure for 2010 is supposedly lower than 100.

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

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