Jean Galbraith

10 February 1764–
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jean

When Jean Galbraith was born on 10 February 1764, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Galbreath, was 47 and her mother, Janet Russel, was 47.

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Thomas Galbreath
Janet Russel
Margaret Galbreath
Jean Galbreath
David Galbreath
Jean Galbraith
Thomas Galbraith

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 38
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.
Age 51
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Age 66
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: ethnic name for a Strathclyde Briton, from Gaelic gall Breathnach ‘British foreigner’. Compare Gall .History: This name is first recorded as a surname in the Lennox, a rich agricultural region north of Glasgow under the Campsie Fells, in the 12th century. In early medieval times the region to which Lennox belongs was an independent Welsh-speaking kingdom, with its capital at Dumbarton. It was not integrated into the rest of Scotland until 1124. The first recorded chief of the Galbraiths was Gilchrist ‘the Briton’, living in 1193.

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  • Birth and christening of Jean the daughter of Thomas Galbreath and Janet Russell

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