Joseph Booth McLean

Male7 July 1855–1876

Brief Life History of Joseph Booth

When Joseph Booth McLean was born on 7 July 1855, in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John William McLean, was 30 and his mother, Marion Geddes Lindsay, was 30. He lived in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in 1876, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

John William McLean
Marion Geddes Lindsay
James McLean
Elizabeth Geddes McLean
Robert McLean
Joseph Booth McLean
Nephi Lindsay McLean
John Dalziel McLean
William Lindsay McLean
Baby McLean

Sources (4)

  • Joseph Mclean in household of John Mclean, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Joseph Boath McLean, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"
  • Joseph Boath McLean, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

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World Events (7)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 2

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.


Age 8

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .

History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.

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

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