Margaret Buxton

about 1647–1 February 1681 (Age 34)
Hubercove, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Buxton was born about 1647, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Edward Buxton in 1669. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 1 February 1681, in her hometown, at the age of 34, and was buried in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Buxton
1639–
Margaret Buxton
1647–1681
Marriage: 1669
Mary Buxton
1670–
Isabel Buxton
1672–1723
Elizabeth Buxton
1676–
Margaret Buxton
1681–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1669
Hubercove, Yorkshire, England
children

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Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Buxton in Derbyshire, which in Middle English was called Buchestanes, Bucstones (i.e. ‘bowing stones’, from Middle English b(o)ugen, Old English būgan ‘to bow’ + stanes ‘stones’). It is probably named for logan stones in the vicinity. (Logan stones are boulders so poised that they rock at a touch.) 2. less commonly, a habitational name from Buxton in Norfolk, which is named with the genitive case of the Old English personal name Bucc ( see Buck 1) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’.

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

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