John Auchterlonie

11 August 1787–20 July 1853 (Age 65)
Linktown, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Auchterlonie was born on 11 August 1787, in Linktown, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Auchterlonie, was 36 and his mother, Cecilia Wilson, was 30. He married Magdalene Clark on 28 June 1811, in Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 20 July 1853, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John Auchterlonie
1787–1853
Magdalene Clark
1788–1835
Marriage: 28 June 1811
Janet Auchterlonie
1812–1890
Cecilia Auchterlonie
1815–
Magdalen Auchterlonie
1816–
John Anchterlonie
1818–
Isabel Auchterlonie
1820–
David Auchterlonie
1821–1875
Barbary Auchterlonie
1822–1827
Agnes Auchterlonie
1825–1831
Eliza Auchterlonie
1829–1903
James Auchterlonie
1834–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1811
Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Janet Auchterlonie

    Female1812–1890Female

    Cecilia Auchterlonie

    Female1815–Female

    Magdalen Auchterlonie

    Female1816–Female

    John Anchterlonie

    Male1818–Male

    Isabel Auchterlonie

    Female1820–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    David Auchterlonie

    Male1779–1828Male

    Male1781–1845Male

    Charles Auchterlonie

    Male1782–Male

    Margaret Auchterlonie

    Female1785–Female

    Male1787–1853Male

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

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

Age 15

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 24

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: locative name from Auchterlownie (Angus), now Wester Lownie by Dunnichen. See also Lonie .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (3)

  • John in entry for James Auchterlonie and Catherine Roberts, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • John in entry for James Auchterlonie and Catherine Roberts, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887"
  • John in entry for James Auchterlonie and Catherine Roberts, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887"

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