Jennette Meiklejohn

13 April 1840–26 March 1905 (Age 64)
Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Jennette

When Jennette Meiklejohn was born on 13 April 1840, in Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, her father, Robert Meiklejohn, was 28 and her mother, Mary McLachlan, was 27. She married Philip De La Mare on 16 July 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Election Precinct 1 Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 26 March 1905, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip De La Mare
Jennette Meiklejohn
Marriage: 16 July 1857
Robert Meiklejohn De La Mare
Lydia Meiklejohn De La Mare
Mary Agnes De La Mare
Josephine M. De La Mare
Franklin Mickeljohn De La Mare
Collin M De La Mare
Ann Jeannette De La Mare
Clarence Philip De La Mare

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
    Age 3
    The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: nickname from Middle Scots mekill, meikill ‘big’ + the personal name John .

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

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    Story Highlight

    EIGHTY-SEVENTH COMPANY - "Samuel Curling"

    On the 22nd of April, 1855, the ship "Samuel Curling" set sail from Liverpool, England to New York in America. With 581 Saints on board, of whom 385 were Perpetual Emigration Fund emigrants, all …

    Sources (22)

    • Janette De La Mare, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Janet Dela Mare in household of Robert Meiklejohn, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1895, Janett Micklejohn, "Utah, County Marriages"

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