Elisabeth Janet Cullen

6 May 1825–19 April 1912 (Age 86)
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elisabeth Janet

When Elisabeth Janet Cullen was born on 6 May 1825, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, William Miner Cullen, was 34 and her mother, Isabella Cochran McEachren, was 30. She married Edward McDonald on 22 June 1845, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wyoming, United States in 1870 and Solomon Township, Saline, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 19 April 1912, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Edward McDonald
Elisabeth Janet Cullen
Marriage: 22 June 1845
Anna Isabelle McDonald
William McDonald
Edward McDonald
Agnes McDonald
John Taylor McDonald
Alexander Young McDonald
Elizabeth McDonald
James McDonald
Mary McDonald
Jessie McDonald
Daniel McDonald

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  • Marriage
    22 June 1845Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 7
    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.
    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 29
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Declan, Dermot, Donal, Fergus, Aidan, Brennan, Donovan, Eamon, Eamonn, Kieran, Liam.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuileáin ‘descendant of Cuileán’, a variant of the personal name Coileán meaning ‘puppy’ or ‘young hound’ (see Collin ).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuilinn ‘descendant of Cuileann’, a byname meaning ‘holly’.

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

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    McDonald's Story

    This is a poem written about Elizabeth Kellen McDonald, though I'm not sure who wrote it. In the Highland of Bonnie Scotland Where the poet of sages tell On May six, eighteen twenty-five A tiny …

    Sources (31)

    • Elizabeth Mc Donald in household of Edward Mc Donald, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizth in entry for James Mcdonald, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Mcdonald in household of Edward Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1870"

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