Christiana Adams

Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Christiana

When Christiana Adams was born on 9 March 1796, in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Patrick Adams, was 28 and her mother, Elspeth McIntosh, was 17. She married John Boyle on 23 April 1818, in Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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Christiana Adams
John Boyle
Marriage: 23 April 1818
Uphame Boyle
Alexander Boyle
Peter Adams Boyle
William Boyle
James Boyle

Spouse & Children

23 April 1818
Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

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

Age 6

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.

Age 19

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

Age 34

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Christian Adam, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Christian Adams - Individual or family possessions: christening: 13 March 1796; Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

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