Rebecca Caddes

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Caddes was born about 1814, in St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland, her father, Robert Caddies, was 46 and her mother, Rebecca McGinn, was 42. She married William McCulloch on 9 August 1835, in St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851 and Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 11 May 1887, in Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, at the age of 74.

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William McCulloch
Rebecca Caddes
Marriage: 9 August 1835
Rebecca Mcculloch
John McCulloch
Robina McCulloch
Hannah McCulloch
William McCulloch

Sources (18)

  • Scotland Census
  • Scotland Births and Baptism for Robina McCulloch
  • Scotland Marriage for William McCulloch and Rebecca Caddes

World Events (8)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Seamus, Siobhan.

Irish (Fermanagh and Cavan): shortened form of Ó Cadáin or Mac Cadáin, see McCadden . The name is common in Scotland, and may have come there from Ireland.

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

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