Jean Purdie

17 January 1750–
Carstairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jean

When Jean Purdie was christened on 17 January 1750, in Carstairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Purdie, was 28 and her mother, Bettie Smith, was 22.

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Family Time Line

William Purdie
1722–
Bettie Smith
1728–
Jean Purdie
1750–
Isobel Purdie
1753–
John Purdie
1755–
Mary Purdie
1759–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1815

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Purdy .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jean Purdie, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jean Purdie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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