John Strong

1822–17 March 1876 (Age 54)
Auchtergaven, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Strong was born in 1822, in Auchtergaven, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Helen Campbell on 21 June 1846, in Dull, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 17 March 1876, in Logierait, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

John Strong
1822–1876
Helen Campbell
1821–
Marriage: 21 June 1846
Jane Strong
1846–1912
Alexander Strong
1850–
Duncan Strong
1852–
Isabella Strong
1854–
Robert Strong
1857–1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 June 1846
Dull, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (8)

1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 0

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.
1823

Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 16

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

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 (3)

  • John Strong in entry for Jane Grewar, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • John Strong, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • John Strong, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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