Marion Penman

Female4 March 1747–

Brief Life History of Marion

When Marion Penman was born on 4 March 1747, in Crawfordjohn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Penman, was 24 and her mother, Isabel Neilson, was 27.

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John Penman
Isabel Neilson
Lillias Penman
Marion Penman
Andrew Penman

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  • Marrion Pennman, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (5)

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

Age 55

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 64

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 68

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

Name Meaning

Welsh and Scottish:

habitational name from a lost place in the Border region, derived from Brittonic penmaen ‘head [of the] stone’.

habitational name from any of several places in Wales similarly named, such as Penmaenmawr or Penmaenbach (Caernarvonshire).

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

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