Margaret J

28 February 1816–6 February 1892 (Age 75)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaret J

Margaret J was born on 28 February 1816. She had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with James L Walker. She lived in Greene Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Mound Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 6 February 1892, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bardolph, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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James L Walker
Margaret J
John C Walker
Mary L Walker
Barbara E Walker
George S Walker
Ellen Mc F. Walker
Mary Elizabeth Walker
Jenny Walker
Lillian Walker
Adelaide Walker

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

From a Greek word meaning a pearl. Margaretta, Margery, and Madge are formed from Margaret. Mairearad is the Gaelic form of Margaret. Marsali is the Gaelic form of Margery. Retta is a female name abbreviated from Margaretta. Compare this name to the Finnish name "Reta," of a similar origin.

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  • Margaret Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Walker in household of James Walker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret J Walker in household of James S Walker, "United States Census, 1850"

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