Hugh Macdonald

1795–1892 (Age 97)
Latheron, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hugh

When Hugh Macdonald was born in 1795, in Latheron, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John McDonald, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Campbell, was 26. He married Margaret Gunn in 1822. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1892, in Thurso, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 97.

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Hugh Macdonald
Margaret Gunn
Marriage: 1822
Francis McDonald
Eliza McDonald
Isabella Mcdonald
Barbara Mcdonald
Donald Mcdonald
Christina Mcdonald
Catherine McDonald

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    World Events (8)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 20
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.
    Age 27
    The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: see McDonald .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Hugh Mcdonald in entry for Christian Mcdonald, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Hugh Mcdonald, "Scotland Census, 1871"
    • Hugh in entry for Duncan Mccall and Cathe Mcdonald, "Canada, Ontario County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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