John Mcpherson

9 June 1730–
Kingussie, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Mcpherson was born on 9 June 1730, in Kingussie, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Angus McPherson, was 29 and his mother, Christian McPherson, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Effie McVean. He died in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Mcpherson
1730–
Effie McVean
1735–
Daniel MacPherson
1749–
Margaret Mcpherson
1753–
Hugh McPherson
1756–1803
Hugh McPherson
1758–1847

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Daniel MacPherson

    Male1749–Male

    Margaret Mcpherson

    Female1753–Female

    Hugh McPherson

    Male1756–1803Male

    Male1758–1847Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    David McPherson

    Male1727–Male

    Donald Mc Pherson

    Male1727–Male

    Male1730–Male

    Ana McPherson

    Female1734–Female

    Ann McPherson

    Female1734–Female

World Events (4)

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

Age 72

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 85

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 92

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Macpherson in entry for Daniel Macpherson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Macpherson in entry for Hugh Macpherson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Mcpherson in entry for Margaret Mcpherson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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