William Main

25 October 1793–15 January 1868 (Age 74)
Campbelltown,Inverness,Scotland

The Life Summary of William

When William Main was born on 25 October 1793, his father, Alexander Main, was 52 and his mother, Janet Moir, was 38. He married Jane Main on 25 October 1818. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 15 January 1868, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Main
1793–1868
Jane Main
1794–1869
Marriage: 25 October 1818
Isobel Main
1819–
Jane or Jean Main
1822–
John Main
1825–
David Main
1836–
Kathrine Main
1821–
Madalina Main
1823–1860
Isobel Main
1826–
Anne Main
1827–
William Main
1829–
Isobel Main
1832–
William Main
1833–1913
Janet or Jessie Main
1834–1909
Christina Main
1838–

Spouse and Children

Children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a reduced form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus .2 Scottish: topographic name for a farmer who farmed the main farm on an estate.3 Scottish, English (of Norman origin), and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Maino, Meino, a short form of the various compound names with a first element magin ‘strength’, ‘might’.

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

Possible Related Names

Magnus
Mansell
Maine
Mains
Manzo
Mayne

Sources (12)

  • William Main in entry for Anne Main, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • William Main in entry for William Main, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • William Main in entry for William Main, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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