William Lang Thorburn

Male 1819 - 1903  (83 years)


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  • Name William Lang Thorburn 
    Born 20 Jul 1819  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 466D952C33014564B87119351194D8094EF9 
    Died 6 Jan 1903  Thames, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8826  Treefive
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2014 

    Father James Thorburn,   b. 15 Jun 1791, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1857, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wotherspoon,   b. 18 May 1795, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1832, Tarbet, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1810  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F2903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Robertson Speir,   b. 13 Apr 1821,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1839  [3
    Children 
     1. Andrew Thorburn,   b. 4 May 1862,   d. 7 Nov 1906  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F2920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • There is some history of James Thorburn and Elizabeth Wotherspoon and their children (including William) in "160th Reunion of the Thorburn Family in New Zealand" (2002) by Alison Speir at pages 7 and 8. There are also chapters and descendancy lists for the descendants of William Lang Thorburn and Mary Robertson Speir.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3928] TRE Family tree - Martin Family Tree (owner dim165) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Jun 2014, William Lang Thorburn b. 1820.

    2. [S3928] TRE Family tree - Martin Family Tree (owner dim165) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Jun 2014, Elizabeth Wotherspoon.

    3. [S3934] BOK120 Book - 160th Reunion of the Thorburn Family in New Zealand, BOK120., page 6.