John Borrowman

13 May 1816–2 March 1898 (Age 81)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Borrowman was born on 13 May 1816, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Borrowman, was 37 and his mother, Marion Hanna, was 37. He married Agnes Thompson Park on 9 January 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Winter Quarters, Washington, Nebraska, United States in 1846 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1848. He registered for military service in 1846. In 1880, at the age of 64, his occupation is listed as justice of the peace in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. He died on 2 March 1898, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Borrowman
Agnes Thompson Park
Marriage: 9 January 1849
William Park Borrowman
Jane Duncan Borrowman
Agnes Thompson Borrowman
John Park Borrowman
Marion Hannah Borrowman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1849Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 23
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Midlothian and Dumfriesshire): status name from Middle English burghman, borughman (Old English burhmann) ‘inhabitant of a (fortified) town’ (see Burke ), especially one holding land or buildings by burgage (see Burgess ).

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

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    The Battle Of Glen Fruin

    Monstrous and Cruell Barbaritie The Battle of Glen Fruin 1603 On 7th February 1603 a force of some four hundred men of Clan Gregor, Clan Cameron and other “brokin Hieland men” came down to Glen Frui …

    Sources (29)

    • John Burrowman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Borrowman in entry for John Borrowman and Aurilla Gass, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • John Borrowman in entry for Jane Duncan Borrowman Vickers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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