Mary Mack

27 September 1871–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Mack was born on 27 September 1871, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Mack, was 44 and her mother, Isabella Hamilton, was 29. She married Thomas Buttar on 15 November 1895, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Buttar
1868–1926
Mary Mack
1871–
Marriage: 15 November 1895
Thomas Buttar
1900–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 November 1895
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    James Mack

    Male1827–Male

    Isabella Hamilton

    Female1842–Female

siblings

(2)

    Andrew Mack

    Male1869–Male

    Female1871–Female

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 3

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 31

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (Berwickshire) and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name Makkr, a form of Magnus (Old Irish Maccus).2 North German, Dutch, and French (Alsace): from the Germanic personal name Macco, Makko, a pet form of a compound name with the initial element māg- ‘kinsman’.3 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish names beginning M(a)c-.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Mack in entry for Thomas, "Scotland Church Records and Kirk Session Records, 1658-1919"
  • Mary Mack, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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