John Syme

4 February 1825–2 August 1894 (Age 69)
Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Syme was born on 4 February 1825, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Syme, was 37 and his mother, Grizzel Marshall, was 41. He married Barbara Wyley on 1 March 1847, in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Perry, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 2 August 1894, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Moroni City Cemetery, Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Syme
Barbara Wyley
Marriage: 1 March 1847
William Syme
James Syme
George Crowther Syme
Janet Syme
John Syme
Robert Syme
Richard Syme

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1847Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Perry, Illinois, United States
    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Sim .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (20)

    • John Sims, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Syme in entry for James Syme, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John Syms, "United States Census, 1880"

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