Jemima McGregor

31 August 1869–
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jemima

When Jemima McGregor was born on 31 August 1869, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Mc Gregor, was 36 and her mother, May Angus, was 32. She lived in Saint George, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881 and Saint George, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Mc Gregor
1833–
May Angus
1837–1897
Charles Ure Macgregor
1861–
Jane Jessie Mc Gregor
1863–
Catherine Ross Macgregor
1865–
Martha Angus Macgregor
1867–
Jemima McGregor
1869–
Alexandra McGregor
1871–1941
John A McGregor
1874–
James McGregor
1876–
Alex McGregor
1878–
Charles C W McGregor
1880–

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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 5

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 33

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Griogair ‘son of Griogar’, Gaelic form of the personal name Gregory .

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

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  • Jemima Mcgregor in household of Alexander Mcgregor, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Jemima Mcgregor in household of Alexander Mcgregor, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Jemima Mcgregor in household of Alex Mcgregor, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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