Marion Geddes Lindsay

2 June 1825–24 May 1878 (Age 52)
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Marion Geddes

When Marion Geddes Lindsay was born on 2 June 1825, in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert McQueen Lindsay, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Geddes, was 25. She married John William McLean on 5 November 1845, in Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 24 May 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William McLean
Marion Geddes Lindsay
Marriage: 5 November 1845
James McLean
Elizabeth Geddes McLean
Robert McLean
Joseph Booth McLean
Nephi Lindsay McLean
John Dalziel McLean
William Lindsay McLean
Baby McLean

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1845Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 7
    The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
    Age 18
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England. This is first found in the form Lindissi, apparently a derivative of the British name of Lincoln . To this was later added the Old English element ēg ‘island’, since the place was virtually cut off by the surrounding fenland. The surname was taken to Scotland at an early date and is the name of an important and powerful Scottish family.Irish: adopted as an equivalent ofvarious Gaelic names (see Lindsey ).

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

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    History of MARION LINDSAY MCLEAN CAMP PERRY in Chronological Order.

    This Picture of “General McClellan” Is the ship Marion Lindsay McLean and her family sailed to America on. .............................................. Marion Lindsay …

    Sources (27)

    • Marian Camp in household of William Camp, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Marian Mc Lean, 24 May 1878, Brighton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Marion Lindsay in entry for William Lindsay Mclean, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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