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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William Purdie
Bettie Smith
Jean Purdie
Isobel Purdie
John Purdie
Mary Purdie

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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.

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

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

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