Margarett Skidmore

17 March 1831–24 November 1919 (Age 88)
Harlan, Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margarett

When Margarett Skidmore was born on 17 March 1831, in Harlan, Harlan, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Skidmore, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Rupp, was 29. She married Isaac Scott on 15 September 1852, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lejunior, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Mount Pleasant, Trimble, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 24 November 1919, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mary Alice, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Isaac Scott
1827–
Margarett Skidmore
1831–1919
Marriage: 15 September 1852
John Scott
1853–1929
Jane Scott
1860–
Elizabeth Scott
1855–
Malena Scott
1860–
Mary Scott
1861–1920
George W. Scott
1864–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1852
Harlan, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

    John Scott

    Male1853–1929Male

    Elizabeth Scott

    Female1855–Female

    Jane Scott

    Female1860–Female

    Malena Scott

    Female1860–Female

    Mary Scott

    Female1861–1920Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 19

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 30

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English (West Country): of uncertain origin, perhaps a habitational name from an unidentified place named in Old English with scīte ‘shit’, ‘dung’ + mōr ‘moor’, ‘fen’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Scott in household of Hiram J Irvin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Skidmore in household of John Skidmore, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.