Francis Forrester

Male18 October 1772–

Brief Life History of Francis

When Francis Forrester was born on 18 October 1772, in Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Forrester, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Alice, was 28. He married Janet Christie in 1822, in Muckhart, Perthshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Muckhart, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Francis Forrester
Janet Christie
Marriage: 1822
John Forrester
Andrew Forrester
Margaret Forrester

Sources (5)

  • Francis Forrester, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Francis Forrester, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Francis Forrester, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Muckhart, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (7)

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

    Age 30

    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.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 39

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


    Age 43

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

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English forester ‘officer in charge of a forest or lord's hunting ground’ (Old French forestier, Anglo-Norman forester). See Forrest .

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

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