Isabella Lang

about 1810–4 July 1888 (Age 78)
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Lang was born about 1810, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, her father, Gilbert Lang, was 34 and her mother, Isabella Stirling, was 35. She married William Young on 15 December 1833, in Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 4 July 1888, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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William Young
Isabella Lang
Marriage: 15 December 1833
Robert Allen Young
Gilbert Young
Isabella Stirling Young
William Young

Spouse and Children

    William Young



15 December 1833
Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Robert Allen Young


    Gilbert Young


    Isabella Stirling Young


    William Young


Parents and Siblings

    Gilbert Lang





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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 1

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.

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 22

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isabella Young in entry for Robert Young and Josephine Black, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Isabella Young in entry for Robert Young and Josephine Black, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Isabella Lang in entry for John Lang McCartney, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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