John MacAulay

1767–6 November 1855 (Age 88)
North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John MacAulay was born in 1767, in North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of John MacAulay and Rachael MacQueen. He married Christina MacLean in 1796, in Balemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. In 1851, at the age of 84, his occupation is listed as . He died on 6 November 1855, in Carinish, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

John MacAulay
1767–1855
Christina MacLean
1770–1840
Marriage: 1796
John MacAulay
1787–1862
Rachel MacAulay
1797–1846
John MacAulay
1800–1857
Mary MacAulay
1804–1805
Flora MacAulay
1812–
JOHN MACAULAY
MARGARET MACAULAY
Angus MacAulay
1802–1873
Christina MacAulay
1803–1889
Angus MacAulay
1807–1855
Marion MacAulay
1809–1870
Catherine Macaulay
1811–1890
Christy MacAulay
1815–1876
Angus MacAulay
1821–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1796
Balemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(14)

    John MacAulay

    Male1787–1862Male

    Female1797–1846Female

    John MacAulay

    Male1800–1857Male

    Angus MacAulay

    Male1802–1873Male

    Christina MacAulay

    Female1803–1889Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John MacAulay

    Male1735–1830Male

    Female–1856Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

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

Age 35

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 44

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.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 46

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McCauley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 1851 Scotland Census
  • John Macaulay in entry for Christian Macaulay, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John MacAulay - death: 6 November 1855; North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland

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