William Lindsay McLean

23 December 1862–22 September 1902 (Age 39)
Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Lindsay McLean was born on 23 December 1862, in Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John William McLean, was 37 and his mother, Marion Geddes Lindsay, was 37. He married Florence Arbella Hull on 23 August 1888, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 22 September 1902, in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

William Lindsay McLean
Florence Arbella Hull
Marriage: 23 August 1888
William Wallace McLain
James Leroy McLane

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1888Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
    Age 6
    The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
    1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.
    Age 12
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England. This is first found in the form Lindissi, apparently a derivative of the British name of Lincoln . To this was later added the Old English element ēg ‘island’, since the place was virtually cut off by the surrounding fenland. The surname was taken to Scotland at an early date and is the name of an important and powerful Scottish family.Irish: adopted as an equivalent ofvarious Gaelic names (see Lindsey ).

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

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    Sources (7)

    • William Mcshane in household of William Camp, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William L Mclane, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • William Lindsay Mclean, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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