John McDonald Irvine

Male23 September 1855–12 September 1903

Brief Life History of John McDonald

When John McDonald Irvine was born on 23 September 1855, in Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Irvine Jr, was 45 and his mother, Agness Mc Donald, was 31. He married Louise Marie Maycock on 8 August 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Eastwood, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1871. He died on 12 September 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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John McDonald Irvine
Louise Marie Maycock
Marriage: 8 August 1878
Louise Maycock Irvine
John McDonald Irvine
Thomas Maycock Irvine

Sources (37)

  • John Irving in household of Robert Irving, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • John Irving, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John D Irvine, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

    Age 2

    The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 13

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, also common in northern Ireland: habitational name from Irvine in Ayrshire, which is named from a Celtic river, Welsh ir, yr ‘green, fresh’ + afon ‘water’. There has been much confusion with Irving and Irwin .

    Irish: variant of Irvin .

    English: variant of Erwin .

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

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    John McDonald Irvine

    John McDonald Irvine was born in Pollockshaws, Renfrewshire, Scotland, near Glasgow on 23 September 1855, the son of Robert Irvine and Agnes McDonald. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ …

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