Janet Aitcheson

Female10 April 1798–15 August 1868

Brief Life History of Janet

When Janet Aitcheson was born on 10 April 1798, in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, her father, James Aitcheson, was 26 and her mother, Jean Smart, was 33. She married John Tinto on 17 November 1817, in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland. She lived in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 15 August 1868, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bee
Janet Aitcheson
Marriage: 9 May 1826
Jane Tinto Bee
Joanna Murray Bee
Elizabeth Bee
Janet Dick Bee
Richard John Moxey Bee

Sources (21)

  • Jeanette Dobson in household of Joseph Dobson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jeanette Achisus in entry for R.J.M. Bee, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Janet Aitchison in entry for Richard John Moxey Bee, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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  • Marriage
    9 May 1826Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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

    Age 4

    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.

    1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

    Age 19

    Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Aitchison .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Dobson

    Joseph Dobson was born on 26 August 1804 in Cheshire, England, to Thomas Dobson and Ella Ravencroft Dobson. He married Elizabeth Ferneyhough who was born on 7 April 1811, Horsley, Staffordshire, Engla …

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