Margret Wilson

Female2 January 1805–6 November 1875

Brief Life History of Margret

When Margret Wilson was born on 2 January 1805, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Wilson Jr, was 26 and her mother, Betsey Holland, was 22. She married Levi Thompson on 13 November 1826, in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 November 1875, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in North River Cemetery, Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Thompson
Margret Wilson
Marriage: 13 November 1826
David Bainbridge Thompson
Veloria Dorice Thompson
Elizabeth Jane Thompson
Cordelia Rachel Thompson
Milo A. Thompson
Mary A. Thompson
Miss Thompson
Russell Levi Thompson

Sources (38)

  • Margaret Thompson in household of Levi Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margret Willson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Margaret Thompson, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1826Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 7

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 20

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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