David Kinghorn

17 February 1858–9 May 1903 (Age 45)
Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland

The Life Summary of David

When David Kinghorn was born on 17 February 1858, in Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland, his father, John Kinghorn, was 19 and his mother, Mary Allan, was 18. He married Margaret Montgomery Duncan in 1880, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1900. He died on 9 May 1903, in Diamondville, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Diamondville, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Kinghorn
Margaret Montgomery Duncan
Marriage: 1880
John Kinghorn
William Kinghorn
George Kinghorn
Adam Kinghorn
James Logan Kinghorn
Helen Virginia Kinghorn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1880Scotland, United Kingdom
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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries - 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 14
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Kinghorn in Fife. This is recorded as Kyngorn in 1374; it is named in Gaelic from ceann ‘head, height’ + gronna ‘bog’. The modern spelling is the result of folk etymology.

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

    Sources (8)

    • David Kinghorn in entry for John Kinghorn, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • David Kinghorn, "United States Census, 1900"
    • David Kinghorn in household of John Kinghorn, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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