John Archibald Marchant

Male10 September 1889–8 March 1963

Brief Life History of John Archibald

When John Archibald Marchant was born on 10 September 1889, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ebenezer Marchant, was 30 and his mother, Louisa Stutchbury, was 31. He married Mignon C Hagan on 29 March 1913, in Marin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1950. He died on 8 March 1963, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Archibald Marchant
Mignon C Hagan
Marriage: 29 March 1913
Corinne Phoebe Marchant

Sources (18)

  • John A Marchant, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John A Marchant, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John A. Marchant, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1913Marin, California, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

    Age 5

    Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 20

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): occupational name from Middle English marchaunt ‘merchant, trader, shopkeeper’ (Old French marchand, marchëant).

    Altered form of French Marchand , a cognate of 1 above.

    History: John Marchant (c. 1600–c. 1668) was in Newport, RI, before 1638. In that year he moved to Braintree, MA, then to Watertown, MA (1642), and finally to Yarmouth, MA (1648). His descendants included many sea captains and other prominent people.

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

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