Helen Chalmers

16 March 1787–
Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Chalmers was born on 16 March 1787, in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Chalmers, was 46 and her mother, Catharine Cargill, was 43.

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Family Time Line

George Chalmers
1740–1805
Catharine Cargill
1744–1800
Jean Chalmers
1770–1825
Ann Chalmers
1772–1824
Mary Chalmers
1774–1820
Catharine Chalmers
1778–
James Chalmers
1780–
Lillias Chalmer
1783–
Helen Chalmers
1787–
Thomas Chalmers
1787–
Betty Chalmers
1790–

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World Events (8)

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

Age 15

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 28

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 33

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

Scottish: variant of Chambers . The -l- was originally an orthographic device to indicate the length of the vowel after assimilation of -mb- to -m(m)-.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Helen Chalmers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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