Euphan Adam

19 April 1754–
Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Euphan

When Euphan Adam was born on 19 April 1754, in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Adam, was 41 and her mother, Jean Pollwart, was 48. She lived in Newton Village, Midlothian, Scotland in 1754.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adam
1713–
Jean Pollwart
1706–1754
Hugh Adam
1733–
Hugh Adam
1737–
Isabell Adam
1739–
Agnes Adam
1740–
Hugh Adam
1743–
Alex'r Adam
1745–
Murdoch Adam
1746–
Christian Adam
1747–
Janet Adam
1749–
Jean Adam
1751–
Euphan Adam
1754–

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World Events (3)

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

Age 48

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 61

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 69

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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  • Euphan Adam, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Euphan Adam, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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