Janet Fleming

23 November 1820–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Fleming was born on 23 November 1820, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Fleming, was 25 and her mother, Mary Mcghie Mcallan, was 15.

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John Fleming
Mary Mcghie Mcallan
Janet Fleming
Jane Fleming
Henry Fleming
Sarah Flemming
Harriet Fleming
Charles Fleming
Fanny Fleming

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World Events (3)

1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 2

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Age 3

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 10

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone from Flanders. In the Middle Ages there was considerable commercial intercourse between England and the Netherlands, particularly in the wool trade, and many Flemish weavers and dyers settled in England. The word reflects a Norman French form of Old French flamenc, from the stem flam- + the Germanic suffix -ing. The surname is also common in south and east Scotland and in Ireland, where it is sometimes found in the Gaelicized form Pléimeann.2 German: variant of Flemming , cognate with 1.

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

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  • Janet Fleming, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Janet Fleming, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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