Alexander Strong

7 January 1850–
Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Strong was born on 7 January 1850, in Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Strong, was 28 and his mother, Helen Campbell, was 29. He lived in Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

John Strong
1822–1876
Helen Campbell
1821–
Jane Strong
1846–1912
Alexander Strong
1850–
Duncan Strong
1852–
Isabella Strong
1854–
Robert Strong
1857–1896

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 4

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 7

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alexander Strong in household of John Strong, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Alexander Strong, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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