James McFarland

Brief Life History of James

When James McFarland was born on 25 October 1835, in Boreland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William McFarland, was 40 and his mother, Margaret McCormick, was 31. He married Hannah Boyack on 6 April 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1855 and lived in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 12 November 1915, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James McFarland
1835–1915
Hannah Boyack
1835–1915
Marriage: 6 April 1856
Elizabeth McFarland
1857–1935
McFarland
1864–1864
William Boyack McFarland
1858–1906
Margaret McFarland
1860–1930
Mary McFarland
1861–1864
Hannah Sarah McFarland
1863–1944
James Boyack McFarland
1866–1951
Peter Fenton McFarland
1868–1939
Robert Boyack McFarland
1870–1934
Isabel McFarland
1872–1951
Annie Ririe McFarland
1874–1940
BabyBoy McFarland
1876–1876
Rose McFarland
1878–1960

Sources (54)

  • James McFarland in household of William McFarland, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • James McFarland - Dysart Branch Birth Record for James McFarland
  • James McFarland, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.

1841

EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Josiah Nelson BIRTH 1841 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA DEATH 1841 (aged less–than 1 year) Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA BURIAL Ogden City Cemetery Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 240526232 · View Source

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of McFarlane .

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

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William McFarland History

In 1795, William was born in Trillick, Tyrone, Northern Ireland. His ancestors were from Scotland and had moved to Ireland, probably during the Ulster Plantation time when people from Scotland were e …

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