John Markland

13 January 1856–
Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Markland was christened on 13 January 1856, in Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Wright Markland, was 46 and his mother, Ann Walker, was 38.

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Wright Markland
Ann Walker
William Markland
Elizabeth Markland
Mary Markland
Ann Markland
James Markland
Thomas Markland
William Markland
John Markland

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World Events (3)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):1. habitational name from a place in the parish of Wigan (now in Greater Manchester), so called from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ + lanu ‘lane’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of border or boundary land ( see Mark 2) or a status name for someone who held land with an annual value of one mark.

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

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Sources (2)

  • 1871 Horwich Census, Wright Markland Family
  • 1861 Rumworth Census, Wright Markland Family

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