Elizabeth Jack

17 January 1757–
Shankend, Newton, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Jack was born on 17 January 1757 as the daughter of John Jack and Jean Jamison. She lived in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland in 1757.

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Family Time Line

John Jack
1726–
Jean Jamison
Bessie Jack
1750–
Hugh Jack
1754–
Elizabeth Jack
1757–
Isabel Jack
1759–
John Jack
1762–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1726–Male

    Jean Jamison

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (6)

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

Age 45

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.
1815

Age 58

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 63

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a Middle English personal name, Jakke, from Old French Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus, which is the source of both Jacob and James . As a family name in Britain, this is almost exclusively Scottish.2 English and Welsh: from the same personal name as 1, taken as a pet form of John .3 German (also Jäck): from a short form of the personal name Jacob .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Jack, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth Jack, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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