Margaret Wilson

17 April 1720–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Wilson was christened on 17 April 1720, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Wilson, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Millar, was 36.

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Family Time Line

James Wilson
1683–
Margaret Millar
1684–
John Wilson
1709–
William Wilson
1710–
James Wilson
1711–
Janet Wilson
1713–
David Wilson
1716–
Archibald Wilson
1717–
Margaret Wilson
1720–
William Wilson
1724–

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World Events (3)

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

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

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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  • Margaret Wilson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Wilson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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