William Lockhart

about 1759–
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Lockhart was born about 1759, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Elizabeth Henderson on 12 April 1784.

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William Lockhart
1759–
Elizabeth Henderson
1756–1789
Marriage: 12 April 1784

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1784

World Events (3)

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

Age 43

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 56

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

Age 64

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: of uncertain origin, probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements loc ‘lock’, ‘bolt’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: occupational name for a herdsman in charge of a sheep or cattlefold, from Old English loc ‘enclosure’, ‘fold’ + hierde ‘herd(er)’.3 Americanized form of German Luckhardt .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Lockhart, Capt, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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