Alexander Mcdougall

Male15 January 1817–

Brief Life History of Alexander

Alexander Mcdougall was born on 15 January 1817 as the son of Donald Mcdougall and Sarah Leitch.

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Donald Mcdougall
Sarah Leitch
Alexander Mcdougall
Allan Mcdougall

Sources (1)

  • Alexander Mcdougall, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (3)

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 3

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.


Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.


Age 13

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhghaill, ‘son of Dubhghall’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + gall ‘stranger’. This was originally a byname used to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from the fair-haired Norwegians. Compare McDowell and Doyle .

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

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