George McFarlane

16 June 1801–
Callander, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George McFarlane was born on 16 June 1801, in Callander, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Peter McFarlane, was 34 and his mother, Jean Buchanan, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Christian McLaren.

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Family Time Line

George McFarlane
1801–
Christian McLaren
1810–
Isabella McFarlane
1849–1893

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Isabella McFarlane

    Female1849–1893Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 1

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 31

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Pharthaláin, a patronymic from the personal name Parthalán, which is most probably from Latin Bartholomaeus ( see Bartholomew ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • George Mcfarlane, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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