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Allan Pinkerton

Birthplace: Gorbals St, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Death: Died in Chicago, IL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Pinkerton and Isobel Pinkerton (McQueen)
Husband of Joan Pinkerton (Carfrae)
Father of Robert Allan Pinkerton; <private> Pinkerton; <private> Pinkerton and <private> Pinkerton
Brother of <private> Pinkerton and <private> Pinkerton

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About Allan Pinkerton

Pinkerton was born in the Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland, to William Pinkerton and his wife, Isobel McQueen, on August 25, 1819.[1] The location of the house he was born in is now occupied by the Glasgow Central Mosque.[citation needed] A cooper by trade, Pinkerton was active in the British Chartist movement as a young man. He secretly married Joan Carfrae, a singer, in Glasgow on 13 March 1842.[2] Pinkerton emigrated to the United States in 1842.

Siblings: Love Watson (born Pinkerton), Isabella Pinkerton, James Pinkerton, Mary Stewart (born Pinkerton), Janet Murphy (born Pinkerton), William Pinkerton, John Pinkerton, Robert Pinkerton, Allan Pinkerton

Wife: Joan Pinkerton (born Carfrae)

Children: Isabella Mcqueen Pinkerton, William Allan Pinkerton, Joan Pinkerton, Robert Allan Pinkerton, Mary Pinkerton, Joan Chalmers (born Pinkerton)

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Allan Pinkerton's Timeline

August 25, 1819
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
March 12, 1842
Age 22
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
December 2, 1848
Age 29
Kane, IL, USA
July 1, 1884
Age 64
Chicago, IL, USA