Janet Jameson

15 September 1728–
Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Jameson was born on 15 September 1728, in Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Jamison, was 27 and her mother, Janet Baird, was 23.

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Family Time Line

John Jamison
1701–
Janet Baird
1705–
Mathew Jamieson
1725–
John Jamieson
1726–
Janet Jameson
1728–
Marion Jamieson
1730–
Mathew Jameison
1733–
Robert Jamieson
1734–
Bethia Jamieson
1735–
Christian Jamieson
1737–
Mathew Jamieson
1750–

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World Events (4)

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

Age 74

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 87

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 92

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern English, and northern Irish: patronymic from James .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Janet Jameson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Jameson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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