Margaret Hicklin

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Hicklin was born in 1753, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Hugh Hicklin, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Bradshaw, was 28. She married Francis McDonald in 1772, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1823, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Francis McDonald
Margaret Hicklin
Marriage: 1772
James McDonald
Samuel McDonald
John McDonald
Francis McDonald
Hannah McDonald
Margaret McDonald
Mary McDonald
Hugh McDonald
Sarah "Salley" McDonald

Sources (2)

  • Unknown in entry for John McDonald, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Kentucky, Bath, Probate Records, Mixed probate records vol. A, p. 1, Will of Hugh Hicklin, 1811

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Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire and Staffordshire):

from the Middle English personal name Hikelin, a double diminutive (Hik‐el‐in) of Hick .

variant of Hickling .

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

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