Lachlan MacKinnon

9 September 1886–10 August 1973 (Age 86)
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Lachlan

When Lachlan MacKinnon was born on 9 September 1886, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Lachlan MacKinnon, was 31 and his mother, Theodora Thompson, was 26. He married Marjorie Gordon on 14 November 1914. He died on 10 August 1973, in his hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Springbank Cemetery, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lachlan MacKinnon
Marjorie Gordon
Marriage: 14 November 1914

Spouse and Children


    Marjorie Gordon


14 November 1914

Parents and Siblings


    Theodora Thompson




    Doris Livingstone MacKinnon


    Esther Blakie MacKinnon



    Lilias Livingstone MacKinnon



World Events (8)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 4

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 27

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McKinnon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Lachlan MacKinnon in entry for Lachlan MacKinnon, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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