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
1886–1973
Marjorie Gordon
1892–1940
Marriage: 14 November 1914

Spouse and Children

    Male1886–1973Male

    Marjorie Gordon

    Female1892–1940Female

MARRIAGE
14 November 1914

Parents and Siblings

    Male1855–1948Male

    Theodora Thompson

    Female1859–1939Female

siblings

(5)

    Doris Livingstone MacKinnon

    Female1883–1956Female

    Esther Blakie MacKinnon

    Female1884–1934Female

    Male1886–1973Male

    Lilias Livingstone MacKinnon

    Female1889–Female

    Male1892–1971Male

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.
1908

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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