James McFarland

1797–after September 1877 (Age 80)
County Tyrone, Ireland

The Life of James

When James McFarland was born in 1797, in County Tyrone, Ireland, his father, James Mcfarlan, was 61 and his mother, Ann Armour, was 32. He married mrs James Mcfarland in 1831, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died after September 1877, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

James McFarland
1797–1877
mrs James Mcfarland
1810–
Marriage: 1831
J. Russel Mcfarlan
1829–
James Mcfarlan
1831–
Martha A. Mcfarlan
1835–1877
Samuel McFarlan
1837–

Spouse and Children

    Male1797–1877Male

    mrs James Mcfarland

    Female1810–Female

MARRIAGE
1831
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    J. Russel Mcfarlan

    Male1829–Male

    James Mcfarlan

    Male1831–Male

    Martha A. Mcfarlan

    Female1835–1877Female

    Samuel McFarlan

    Male1837–Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Mcfarlan

    Male1736–Male

    Ann Armour

    Female1765–1855Female

siblings

(6)

    John McFarland

    Male1780–1856Male

    Margaret Mcfarlan

    Female1782–1867Female

    Betty McFarland

    Female1785–Female

    Catherine Mcfarlane

    Female1787–Female

    Mcfarlan

    Unknown1790–

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1798

Age 1

Battle of Antrim.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McFarlane .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Mcfarlane in entry for Hugh Mcfarlane, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"
  • 1882 HISTORY: History of Guernsey County, Ohio; Chapter XXL Millwood township; pg 507; T.F. Williams; 1882
  • Our kindred : the McFarlan and Stern families of Chester County, Pa., and New Castle County, Del., in two parts by Cyrus Stern

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