Peter McAuslan

20 January 1824–21 December 1908 (Age 84)
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter McAuslan was born on 20 January 1824, in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Peter McAuslan, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Adamson, was 23. He married Agnes McAuslin on 3 June 1853, in Dumbarton, Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Yuba City, Sutter, California, United States in 1880 and Butte Judicial Township, Sutter, California, United States in 1900. He died on 21 December 1908, in Sutter, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Yuba City, Sutter, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter McAuslan
1824–1908
Agnes McAuslin
1829–1900
Marriage: 3 June 1853
Peter Alexander McAuslan
1855–1856
Jane Kennedy Mc Auslan
1857–1922
Bethia Adamson McAuslan
1859–1881
Elizabeth Maxwell McAuslan
1861–1873
Agnes Wallace McAuslan
1863–1898
William Lincoln McAuslin
1865–1951
Harry McAuslan
1868–1892
Christina Ann McAuslan
1871–1957
James McAuslan
1873–1873
Margaret May McAuslan
1876–1961

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1853Dumbarton, Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 8
    The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
    1846
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish Gaelic: see McCausland .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    McCausland

    Story Highlight

    His Employment in Scotland

    Polly Aird, who wrote a history about Peter, says he was born in Stirlingshire, and was a pattern drawer for calico textiles in Scotland

    Sources (16)

    • Peter McAuslan, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Peter Mccauslin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peter Mc Auslan, "United States Census, 1900"

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