Margaret Soper

about 1782–after 1860 (Age 78)
Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Soper was born about 1782, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. She married Jeremiah Brashears on 30 April 1803, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bladensburg, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1850. She died after 1860, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Brashears
Margaret Soper
Marriage: 30 April 1803
Nathaniel Brashears
Thomas N. Brashears
Otho Brashears
Francis Brashears
John Bradley Brashears
Margaret Brashears
James Lafayette Brashears
Mary Elizabeth Brashears
Elizabeth Ann Brashears

Spouse and Children

30 April 1803
Prince George's, Maryland, United States


    Nathaniel Brashears


    Thomas N. Brashears


    Mary Elizabeth Brashears


    Otho Brashears


    Francis Brashears


+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Age 21

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): occupational name for a soapmaker, from an agent derivative of Middle English sōpe ‘soap’ (apparently of Celtic origin). The process involved boiling oil or fat together with potash or soda.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Brashears in household of Jeremiah Brashears, "United States Census, 1850"
  • <Unknown> in entry for Thomas Brashears, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"
  • Margaret Soper, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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