James Brunton

17 February 1811–24 December 1847 (Age 36)
Temple, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Brunton was born on 17 February 1811, in Temple, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Brunton, was 24 and his mother, Jean Mackey, was 23. He married Agnes Black on 25 May 1833, in Temple, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 December 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

James Brunton
1811–1847
Agnes Black
1811–1851
Marriage: 25 May 1833
Robert Brunton
1834–
John Brunton
1843–
Margaret Brunton
1844–
John Brunton
1836–
Agnes Brunton
1838–
Jane Brunton
1838–1904
Jean Brunton
1840–
James Brunton
1842–
Richard Brunton
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1833
Temple, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1811–1847Male

    Robert Brunton

    Male1813–Male

    John Brunton

    Male1815–Male

    Alexander Brunton

    Male1818–1897Male

    William Brunton

    Male1821–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 2

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 The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.
1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 11

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from Brunton in Fife, or either of two places in Northumberland so named, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Brunton in entry for James Brunton, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Brunton in entry for Agnes Brunton, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Brunton, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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