Peter McAuslan

1 March 1801–5 May 1869 (Age 68)
Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter McAuslan was born on 1 March 1801, in Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Peter McAuslan, was 28 and his mother, Jean Marshal, was 26. He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Adamson on 18 December 1820, in Lightburn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 5 May 1869, in Sutter, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Peter McAuslan
1801–1869
Elizabeth "Betsy" Adamson
1800–1871
Marriage: 18 December 1820
Agnes McAuslan
1821–1909
Peter McAuslan
1824–1908
William McAuslan
1825–1832
Jane Marshall McAuslan
1828–1905
Bethia "Betsy" McAuslan
1830–1897
William Adamson McAuslan
1832–1896
Ann McAuslan
1834–1908
Francis Robertson McAuslin
1836–1916
Christina McAuslan
1838–1869
Janet McAuslan
1840–1890
David McAuslan
1843–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1820Lightburn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 1
    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
    1815
    Age 14
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 18
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish Gaelic: see McCausland .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    McCausland

    Story Highlight

    John Allan (written by Peter Allan, his son)

    The subject of this sketch was born in the old town of Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, September 21st, 1823. His parents were Robert Allan and Elizabeth Stirling. His father being …

    Sources (16)

    • Peter McAuslan in entry for Peter McAuslan, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Peter Mc Causlan, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Peter Mcauslan in entry for Agnes Allan, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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