James McNiven

12 September 1812–6 December 1880 (Age 68)
Trinity Gask, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James McNiven was born on 12 September 1812, his father, John McNiven, was 31 and his mother, Jean Purey, was 30. He married Isabella Dawson on 24 November 1839. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 December 1880, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

James McNiven
1812–1880
Isabella Dawson
1821–1875
Marriage: 24 November 1839
John Mcniven
1841–1862
Thomas Mcniven
1843–
Maria Eadie Mcniven
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1839
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 1

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.
1815

Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 18

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naoimhín ( see Nevin ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Mcniven, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Mcniven in entry for Thomas Mcniven, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Mcniven in entry for Maria Eadie Mcniven, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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