John Stirling

5 May 1800–28 February 1874 (Age 73)
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

The Life of John

When John Stirling was born on 5 May 1800, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, his father, John Stirling, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Wilson, was 25. He had at least 7 sons and 3 daughters with Jane Scott. He lived in Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 28 February 1874, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Family Time Line

John Stirling
1800–1874
Jane Scott
1803–
John Stirling
1823–
James Stirling
1831–1895
William Sterling
1826–
Janet Stirling
1828–
Benjamin Stirling
1834–
Jean Stirling
1836–
Lewis Stirling
1839–
Elphinstone Stirling
1842–
Margaret Stirling
1844–1845
Ebenezer Stirling
1847–

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Stirling

    Male1770–Male

    Margaret Wilson

    Female1774–1861Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1800–1874Male

    Marion Stirling

    Female1802–Female

    Agnes Stirling

    Female1804–Female

    Jean Stirling

    Female1806–Female

    Anne Stirling

    Female1808–1878Female

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World Events (8)

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

Age 2

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 15

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 20

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: habitational name from the city in central Scotland, the name of which is of uncertain etymology. It is recorded in the 12th century as Strevelin, and is perhaps from a river name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Stirling, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • John Stirling, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • John Stirling, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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