1698 – Born on the 3rd of February in Argyle a region of western Scotland.
1709 – At the age of eleven he studied at Univ4ersity of Glasglow in Scotland.
1717 – He became professor of Mathematics at University of Aberdeen in Scotland.
1725 – He was appointed deputy to the mathematical professor at Edinburgh.
1733 – He married Anne Stewart.
1746 – He died on the 14th of June at the age of 48.