Cairnie Tait

about 1738–
Gladsmuir, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Cairnie

Cairnie Tait was born about 1738, in Gladsmuir, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Lilias Wilson on 27 March 1763, in Gladsmuir, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Cairnie Tait
1738–
Margaret Tait
1765–
Jean Tait
1766–
William Tait
1770–
James Tait
1771–
Elisabeth Tait
1776–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Margaret Tait

    Female1765–Female

    Jean Tait

    Female1766–Female

    William Tait

    Male1770–Male

    James Tait

    Male1771–Male

    Elisabeth Tait

    Female1776–Female

World Events (4)

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

Age 64

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 77

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 92

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: nickname for a cheerful person, from Old Norse teitr ‘cheerful’, ‘gay’. This surname is quite distinct in origin from Tate .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carnie Tait in entry for James Tait, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Carnie Tait in entry for William Tait, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Carnie Tait in entry for Margaret Tait, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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