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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James McFarland
Hannah Boyack
Marriage: 6 April 1856
Elizabeth McFarland
William Boyack McFarland
Margaret McFarland
Mary McFarland
Hannah Sarah McFarland
James Boyack McFarland
Peter Fenton McFarland
Robert Boyack McFarland
Isabel McFarland
Annie Ririe McFarland
BabyBoy McFarland
Rose McFarland

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"

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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.


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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