John Mcfarlan

11 June 1771–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Mcfarlan was born on 11 June 1771, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Mcfarlane, was 14 and his mother, Margaret Ferguson, was 21.

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Walter Mcfarlane
Margaret Ferguson
John Mcfarlan
Margret Mcfarlan
Andrew McFarlan
John McFarlan
Walter McFarlan
Janet Macfarlane
Daniel Macfarlane
Kathrane Macfarlane
Dugald Mcfarlane

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 31

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 44

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 61

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

Scottish: variant of McFarlane .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Duncan Mcfarlane, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Mcfarlan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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