Mary Udny

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Udny was born on 21 September 1788, in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, her father, James Udny, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Annand, was 23. She married John Brown in June 1814, in Foveran, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 13 August 1872, in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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John Brown
Mary Udny
Marriage: June 1814
William Brown
Margaret Brown
Mary Brown

Sources (5)

  • Mary Udny, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Udny, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Mary Udny in entry for Mary Brown, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (7)

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

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

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.


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Casimir, Janusz, Lech, Piotr, Tomasz, Zygmund.

Polish and Ukrainian: topographic name derived from buda ‘hut, cabin, shack’.

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

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