Janet Hogg

Female15 January 1812–18 January 1875

Brief Life History of Janet

When Janet Hogg was born on 15 January 1812, in Penston, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Hogg, was 26 and her mother, Isabel Wilson, was 24. She married James Henderson on 20 June 1833, in East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Gladsmuir, Haddingtonshire, Scotland in 1841 and Pencaitland, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 18 January 1875, in East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

James Henderson
Janet Hogg
Marriage: 20 June 1833
James Henderson
James Henderson
Christian Henderson
George Henderson
Isabella Henderson
Janet Henderson
Mary Henderson
Elizabeth Henderson
Ger Henderson
Nicholas Henderson
Catherine Henderson

Sources (12)

  • Janet Gibb in entry for George Henderson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Henderson, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Janet Henderson, "Scotland Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1833East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

    Age 1

    The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.


    Age 3

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


    Age 18

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (northern England and Scotland): nickname for a swineherd or shepherd, from Middle English hog(ge) (Old English hogg) denoting either a pig, especially a castrated one, or a young sheep before its first shearing (the latter sense is most likely in northern England).

    German (Högg): topographic name, a variant of Heck 1, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

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