John Rymer

Male9 October 1738–

Brief Life History of John

When John Rymer was christened on 9 October 1738, in Ceres, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Rymer, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Pitcairn, was 34.

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John Rymer
Margaret Pitcairn
Robert Rymer
William Rymer
Martha Rhymer
William Rymer
John Rymer
Margaret Rymer
Margaret Rymer

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  • John Rymer, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (3)

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.


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


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rimmer .

German: variant of Riemer .

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

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