John Mc Callum

10 October 1761–
Kilninver and Kilmelford, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Mc Callum was born on 10 October 1761, in Kilninver and Kilmelford, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Archibald MacCallum, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Campbell, was 40. He married Kathrin Mc Lean on 15 March 1791, in Skipness, Argyll, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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John Mc Callum
Kathrin Mc Lean
Marriage: 15 March 1791
Archibald McCallum
John McCallum
Catharine McCallum
Donald Mc Callum
Duncan Mc Callum

Spouse and Children

15 March 1791
Skipness, Argyll, Scotland


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 41

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.

Age 54

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 61

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Mccallum in entry for John Mccallum, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Mccallum in entry for Alexander Mccallum, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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