Margaret Embleton

6 June 1681–11 February 1742
Embleton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Embleton was born on 6 June 1681, in Embleton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Embleton, was 27 and her mother, Mrs Embleton, was 24. She married John Shotton on 25 January 1703. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She was buried in Black Heddon, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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John Shotton
Margaret Embleton
Marriage: 25 January 1703
Edward Shoton
Elizabeth Shotton
John Shotton
Swan Shotton

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Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so called. One in Northumbria is probably from the Old English personal name Æmele + dūn ‘hill’; one in County Durham was earlier Elmedene, from Old English elm ‘elm’ + denu ‘valley’. Embleton in Cumbria is probably from the personal name Ēanbald + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret in entry for John Shotton, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Margret Emblton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Margret Embleton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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