Helen Meldrum (1702–) • FamilySearch

Helen Meldrum

about 1702–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Helen

When Helen Meldrum was born about 1702, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Meldrome, was 29 and her mother, Jennet Bridges, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Henry Meldrome
1673–
Jennet Bridges
1673–
Margaret Meldrum
1693–
Isabell Meldrum
1696–
Bessie Meldrum
1698–
Helen Meldrum
1702–
Helen Meldrum
1702–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
Age 100
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.
1811 · The Tron Riot
Age 109
The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815
Age 113
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, first recorded in 1291 as Melgedrom, from an obscure first element + Gaelic druim ‘ridge’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Helen Meldrum, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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