Janet McFarland

8 September 1846–27 November 1859 (Age 13)
Boreland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet McFarland was born on 8 September 1846, in Boreland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William McFarland, was 51 and her mother, Margaret McCormick, was 42. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1855 and lived in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 27 November 1859, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 13, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William McFarland
Margaret McCormick
Archibald McFarland
James McFarland
William J. McFarland
Mary Ann McFarland
Robert McCune McFarland
Janet McFarland

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World Events (3)

1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
Age 1
The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
Age 8
Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
Age 11
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 …

Sources (6)

  • Jessy Mcfarland in household of William Mcfarland, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Janet McFarland, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Janet McFarland, "Find A Grave Index"

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