Jane Donaldson McNicol

16 May 1869–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane Donaldson

When Jane Donaldson McNicol was born on 16 May 1869, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William McNicol, was 32 and her mother, Elisabeth Easton, was 28. She lived in Calton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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William McNicol
Elisabeth Easton
Elizabeth McNicol Kelly
Daniel McNicol
James McNicol
Mary Boyd McNicol
Jane Donaldson McNicol
Daniel McNicol
Annie McNicol
John McNicol
William McNicol

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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 5

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.

Age 15

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

Age 33

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

Scottish and Irish: patronymic from the personal name Nicol, Scottish form of Nicholas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Mcnicol in household of William Mcnicol, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Janie Mcnicol in household of William Mcnicol, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Jeanie Mcnicol in household of William Mcnicol, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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