James Humphry

29 January 1791–
Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Humphry was christened on 29 January 1791, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Humphry, was 33 and his mother, Agness Dick, was 29. He married Amelia Fraser on 3 February 1815, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.

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James Humphry
1791–
Annie Humphry

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World Events (8)

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.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Humphrey .

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

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  • James Humphry, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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