Helen Robertson

11 November 1729–
Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life of Helen

When Helen Robertson was born on 11 November 1729, in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, her father, James Robertson, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Greg, was 33. She lived in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1729.

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Family Time Line

James Robertson
1696–1751
Elizabeth Greg
1696–
Roger Robertson
1712–
Janet Robertson
1713–
John Robertson
1714–
Robert Robertson
1716–
Mary Robertson
1718–
Ann Robertson
1720–
Elisabeth Robertson
1721–
James Robertson
1723–
Janet Robertson
1725–
Peter Robertson
1728–
Alexander Robertson
1729–
Helen Robertson
1729–
William Robertson
1730–
Marion Robertson
1732–
George Robertson
1734–
Wardull Robertson
1734–

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World Events (4)

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

Age 73

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 86

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 91

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 and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

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  • Helen Robertson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Robertson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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