Margaret McGuffin

1798–1860 (Age 62)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret McGuffin was born about 1798, in Virginia, United States as the daughter of Samuel Booker McGuffin and Mary E Fleming. She married John Shy on 3 January 1816, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died after 1860, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Shy
1794–1830
Margaret McGuffin
1798–1860
Marriage: 3 January 1816
Marietta Shy
1818–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1816
Mercer, Kentucky, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Booker McGuffin

    Male1755–1840Male

    Mary E Fleming

    Female–1806Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1798–1860Female

    Agnes McGuffin

    Female1798–1861Female

    Alice Alcy McGuffin

    Female1800–Female

    Pryor McGuffin

    Male1802–1852Male

    Mary Polly Mcguffin

    Female1804–1860Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 14

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Irish: older Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhfinn ( see McGiffin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Mc Goffin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Margaret Shy in entry for Samuel Shy and Marietta Shy, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Margaret Mcgoffin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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