Helen McIndoe

26 January 1768–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen McIndoe was born on 26 January 1768, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Hugh Mc Indo, was 34 and her mother, Jean Henderson, was 30. She married John McGilchrist about 1787, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McGilchrist
1759–1850
Helen McIndoe
1768–
Marriage: about 1787
Helen Mcgilchrist
1786–
James Gilchrist
1787–1842
Jean Gilchrist
1789–
Hugh Gilchrist
1793–1877
John Gilchrist
1795–1842
Robertson Gilchrist
1797–1884
Alexander Gilchrist
1798–1886
Walter G. Gilchrist
1801–1865
Archibald Gilchrist
1802–1882
Nancy Gilchrist
1804–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1787
Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Mc Indo

    Male1734–Male

    Jean Henderson

    Female1738–Female

siblings

(7)

    David McIndoe

    Male1760–Male

    James Mc Indoe

    Male1761–Male

    Jean Mc Indoe

    Female1765–Female

    Female1768–Female

    Hugh Mc Indo

    Male1768–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 8

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 40

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; perhaps an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain Duibh ‘son of black(-haired) Ian’ ( see John ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen Gilchrist in entry for Alexander Gilchrist, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Ellen in entry for Robertson Gilchrist, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Helen in entry for Robert Gilchrist, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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