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
Isobel Veatch
Barbra Burd
Janet Baird
John Burd
Margaret Burt
Elizabeth Burd
Jean Burd
William Burd

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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

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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