Janet Dun

5 March 1773–
Carmunnock, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Dun was born on 5 March 1773, in Carmunnock, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Dun, was 26 and her mother, Isabell Rankin, was 22. She married Andrew Craig on 8 August 1793, in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Craig
1771–
Janet Dun
1773–
Marriage: 8 August 1793
Isabella Craig
1799–1871
John Craig
1804–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1793
East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Female1799–1871Female

    John Craig

    Male1804–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Dun

    Male1747–Male

    Isabell Rankin

    Female1751–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1773–Female

    Jean Dun

    Female1778–Female

    Margaret Dun

    Female1780–Female

    Elizabeth Dun

    Female1786–Female

    Richard Dun

    Male1788–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

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

Age 29

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 38

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.
1815

Age 42

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

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Dunn .2 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch dun ‘thin’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Dun, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Dun, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Dun, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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