Hugh Findlay

9 June 1822–1 March 1900 (Age 77)
Newmilns, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hugh

When Hugh Findlay was born on 9 June 1822, in Newmilns, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Findlay, was 24 and his mother, Mary McPherson, was 25. He married Isabella Ratray on 11 September 1844, in Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 1 March 1900, in Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Findlay
Catherine Ann Partington
Marriage: 25 March 1856
Anna Isabell Findlay
Alma Findlay
Hugh William Findlay
Heber Findlay
Mary Findlay
George Daniel Findlay
Charlotte Catherine Findlay
Frank Partington Findlay
Ellen Findlay

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 21
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Finley 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life of Hugh Findlay by son, Alma Findlay, Sr

    Life of Hugh Findlay (Prepared by his son, Bishop Alma Findlay). "Hugh Findlay was born the 9th of June, 1822 at New Mins, Ayrshire, Scotland. His parents were James Findlay and Mary McPherson. He …

    Sources (123)

    • Hugh Findley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hugh Findlay in entry for Alma Findlay and Mae Broomhead, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hugh Findlay in entry for Leon Jared Findlay, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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