When George Peden Waugh was born on 11 February 1789, in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, George Waugh, was 45 and his mother, Margaret Peden, was 19. He married Elizabeth Wallace on 9 January 1813, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 November 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
Scottish: nickname from Middle English wale ‘foreigner, Britone’ (in a form reflecting the final consonant of Anglian Old English walh), a word applied by the Northumbrians to Strathclyde Britons, in the same way that Gaelic Gall was applied by Highlanders to Lowlanders. The word usually denoted speakers of Celtic or Romance languages.
George Waugh was born about 1745 in Carnwath parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland. His parents are unknown at this time. He was shown as 32 years of age when he enlisted in the Royal Artillary 12 Dee. 17 …
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