Margaret Ellen Baldridge

4 April 1864–22 January 1965 (Age 100)
Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen Baldridge was born on 4 April 1864, in Benton, Iowa, United States, her father, William McVey Baldridge, was 33 and her mother, Eleanor Martin, was 28. She married Robert Mack on 18 March 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Benton, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Cedar Township, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 22 January 1965, in Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Mack
Margaret Ellen Baldridge
Marriage: 18 March 1885
Mary Mack
Fred Arthur Mack

Spouse and Children

18 March 1885


    Mary Mack





Parents and Siblings



    Robert Martin Baldridge


    James Wilson Baldridge



    Calvin Turner Baldridge



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1865: Weld, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Weld, Colorado, United States 1889: Morgan, Colorado, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Baldrik ( see Baldree ). In the British Isles, the name now occurs chiefly in northeastern England.2 Possibly an altered spelling of the cognate German name Baldrich.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Baldridge in household of W M Baldridge, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret E Baldridge in household of Wm M Baldridge, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marget Ellen Mack in household of Robert Mack, "United States Census, 1900"

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