William Adamson McAuslan

Male15 April 1832–12 November 1896

Brief Life History 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
Mary Muir
Marriage: 6 April 1853
Mary Murray McAuslan
Bethia Adamson McAuslan
Isabel Muir McAuslan
Flora McAuslan
William McAuslan
Flora Agnes McAuslan
William Grant McAuslan
Emily Dawn McAuslan
Wallace James McAuslan
Almore McAuslan

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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1853Ontario, Canada
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (11)

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    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.


    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

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