David Archibald

24 August 1849–12 June 1931 (Age 81)
Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

When David Archibald was born on 24 August 1849, in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Archibald, was 30 and his mother, Janet Allan, was 27. He married Agnes Young on 25 December 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Granite, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 7, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 12 June 1931, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Archibald
1849–1931
Agnes Young
1858–1935
Marriage: 25 December 1878
Charles Murray Archibald
1876–1951
Ellen Daisy Archibald
1880–1889
Jessie Archibald
1883–1973
David Archibald
1886–1972
Agnes Marian Archibald
1889–1891
Ella Jane Archibald
1891–1959
Annie Violet Archibald
1893–1970
Jennie Marjory Archibald
1895–1916

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 5
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1863
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    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 and English: from a personal name, Archibald, of Anglo-Norman French and (ultimately) ancient Germanic origin (see Archambault ). In the Highlands of Scotland it was taken as an Anglicized equivalent of the Gaelic personal name Gille Easbaig ‘servant of the bishop’ (see Gillespie ), probably because of the approximate phonetic similarity between Arch(i)bald and easbaig. Both Archibald and Gillespie are personal names much favored among Clan Campbell.History: This is the name of a leading Nova Scotia family, taken there by four brothers who emigrated from Londonderry, northern Ireland, in 1750–62.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Archbold
    Archie
    Archambault
    Baldy

    Story Highlight

    David Archibald

    He adopted grandpa and was a good father to Charles. He was willing to accept the situation with an illegitimate child and loved Agnes and her child. Somewhere there were problems which affected Gra …

    Sources (44)

    • David Archibald, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • David Archibald in entry for Joseph E Jenkins and Jessie A Lloyd, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • David Archibald in entry for Agnes Young Archibald, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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