John Dalziel McLean

Male21 April 1860–about 1960

Brief Life History of John Dalziel

When John Dalziel McLean was born on 21 April 1860, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John William McLean, was 35 and his mother, Marion Geddes Lindsay, was 34. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died about 1960, at the age of 101.

Photos and Memories (2)

Do you know John Dalziel? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John William McLean
Marion Geddes Lindsay
James McLean
Elizabeth Geddes McLean
Robert McLean
Joseph Booth McLean
Nephi Lindsay McLean
John Dalziel McLean
William Lindsay McLean
Baby McLean

Sources (6)

  • John Mcshane in household of William Camp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Mclean in household of John Mclean, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • John Dalziel McLean, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 36

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .

History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.