Margaret McCormick

11 April 1804–10 January 1886 (Age 81)
Newport, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret McCormick was born on 11 April 1804, in Newport, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James McCormick, was 28 and her mother, Janet Mitchel, was 29. She married William McFarland on 14 January 1832, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1855 and lived in Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 10 January 1886, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McFarland
Margaret McCormick
Marriage: 14 January 1832
Archibald McFarland
James McFarland
William J. McFarland
Mary Ann McFarland
Robert McCune McFarland
Janet McFarland

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  • Marriage
    14 January 1832Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1811 · The Tron Riot
    Age 7
    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 26
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cormaic ‘son of Cormac’, a personal name based on corb ‘raven’ + mac ‘son’.

    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 (41)

    • Margret Mcfarlane in household of William Mcfarlane, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Margaret in entry for George Sharp and Mary Mcfarland, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Margaret Mccormik in entry for Wm. Jr. Mcfarland, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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