William Adamson McAuslan

15 April 1832–12 November 1896 (Age 64)
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Adamson

When William Adamson McAuslan was born on 15 April 1832, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Peter McAuslan, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Adamson, was 31. He married Mary Muir on 6 April 1853, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 12 November 1896, in Hayward, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Lone Tree Cemetery, Hayward, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Adamson McAuslan
1832–1896
Mary Muir
1835–1923
Marriage: 6 April 1853
Mary Murray McAuslan
1855–1898
Bethia Adamson McAuslan
1857–1930
Isabel Muir McAuslan
1859–1912
Flora McAuslan
1862–1862
William McAuslan
1862–1862
Flora Agnes McAuslan
1864–1950
William Grant McAuslan
1866–1942
Emily Dawn McAuslan
1868–1955
Wallace James McAuslan
1870–1948
Almore McAuslan
1873–1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1853Ontario, Canada
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 18
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

    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

    Sources (21)

    • Wm A McAuslan in entry for Emily Dawn Aird, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm McCauslan, "United States Census, 1870"
    • W Mcauslan, "United States Census, 1880"

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