Alexander Charters

1768–27 January 1821 (Age 53)
Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Charters was born in 1768, in Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Charters, was 18 and his mother, Hellen Hasty, was 18. He married Ann about 1794, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 27 January 1821, in Douglas, Isle of Man, at the age of 53, and was buried in Braddan, Isle of Man.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Charters
Marriage: about 1794
Robert Charters
Jane Charters
Eleanor Charters

Spouse and Children

about 1794
Scotland, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings




    William Charters


    Elezabeth Charters


World Events (4)


Age 29

"""The Statute Laws of the Isle of Man"" by C. Briscoe are published."
1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 34

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 47

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the French city of Chartres, named for a Gaulish tribe, recorded in Latin sources as the Carnutes, whose seat it was.

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

Sources (3)

  • Allexandar Charters, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Web: Isle of Man, Burial Index, 1598-2003

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