Alexander Mcgarvie

14 January 1885–
Maybole, Scotland

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Mcgarvie was born on 14 January 1885, his father, John McGarvie, was 25 and his mother, Rachel Riddox, was 25. He lived in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John McGarvie
1859–1923
Rachel Riddox
1859–
Sarah McGarvie
1883–1885
Alexander Mcgarvie
1885–
Isabella, Raddox Mcgarvie
1886–
James, Raddox Mcgarvie
1887–
Agnes Reddix Paasch McGarvie
1890–
Charles McGarvie
1892–
Annie Ferguson McGarvie
1892–
John McGarvie
1894–
Elizabeth, Raddox Mcgarvie
1895–
Rachel McGarvie
1897–
Sarah McGarvie
1899–
George McGarvie
1900–

Parents and Siblings

    John McGarvie

    Male1859–1923Male

    Female1859–Female

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 5

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 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 33

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

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Sources (2)

  • Alexander McGarvie in household of John McGarvie, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Alexander Mcgarva in household of John Mcgarva, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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