Christian Archbald

1746–1814 (Age 68)
Sprouston, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Christian

Christian Archbald was born in 1746, in Sprouston, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Archbald and Jean Wood. She married Alexander Oliphant in 1776. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1814, in her hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Oliphant
1742–1811
Christian Archbald
1746–1814
Marriage: 1776
John
1779–
Ralph Oliphant
1781–1829
Jean
1784–

Spouse and Children

    Alexander Oliphant

    Male1742–1811Male

    Female1746–1814Female

MARRIAGE
1776
children

(3)

    John

    Male1779–Male

    Ralph Oliphant

    Male1781–1829Male

    Jean

    Female1784–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Archbald

    MaleMale

    Jean Wood

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(5)

    Female1746–1814Female

    Betty Archibald

    Female1747–Female

    Ralph Archbald

    Male1748–Male

    Robert Archibald

    Male1750–Male

    Jean Archbald

    Female1752–Female

World Events (2)

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

Age 56

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 65

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.

Name Meaning

Bold in work or activity. Gilleasbuig is the Gaelic form of Archibald.

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Sources (1)

  • Christian Archbald, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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