Jean Burd

6 January 1719–
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jean

When Jean Burd was christened on 6 January 1719, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Burd, was 40 and her mother, Isobel Veatch, was 36.

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James Burd
1679–
Isobel Veatch
1683–
Barbra Burd
1705–
Janet Baird
1717–
John Burd
1706–
Margaret Burt
1710–
Elizabeth Burd
1713–
Jean Burd
1719–
William Burd
1723–

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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

1 English: variant spelling of Bird .2 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname for a man with a notable beard, from a southern Yiddish pronunciation of Yiddish bord ‘beard’

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

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

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