Agness McEwan

Femaleabout 1843–

Brief Life History of Agness

When Agness McEwan was born about 1843, in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James McEwan, was 36 and her mother, Mary Shaw, was 38. She lived in Cunningham, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851 and Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861.

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James McEwan
Mary Shaw
James McEwan
Mary McEwan
William McEwan
John McEwan
Agness McEwan
about 1843–
Elizabeth McEwan
Robert McEwan
Jane McEwan

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Agness McEwan - Published information: Census record: birth-name: Agness McEwan
  • Agnes Mcewan, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Agnes Mcewan, "Scotland Census, 1871"

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about 1843

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Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

about 1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

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The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

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The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McEwen .

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

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