Mary Davie

6 August 1758–
Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Davie was born on 6 August 1758, in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Davie, was 21 and her mother, Mary Flint, was 21. She lived in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1758.

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John Davie
Mary Flint
Adam Davie
Mary Davie
Janet Davie
Euphemia Davie
Adam Davie
Jamina Davie
John Davie

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World Events (6)

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

Age 44

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 57

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 62

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: from the Scottish pet form of the personal name David .2 English: variant of Way (see below).

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

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  • Mary Davie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Davie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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