Margret Wilson

2 January 1805–6 November 1875 (Age 70)
Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary 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
1799–1870
Margret Wilson
1805–1875
Marriage: 13 November 1826
David Bainbridge Thompson
1828–1904
Veloria Dorice Thompson
1842–1881
Elizabeth Jane Thompson
1831–1876
Cordelia Rachel Thompson
1833–1919
Milo A. Thompson
1837–1917
Mary A. Thompson
1839–1869
Miss Thompson
1847–1847
Russell Levi Thompson
1847–1867

Spouse and Children

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

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1808
    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Willison
    Will
    Willson

    Sources (38)

    • Margaret Thompson in entry for Thompson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Margaret Thompson in household of Levi Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Margaret Thompson in entry for G.B. Thompson and Esther J. Reid, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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