Margaret McVey

18 December 1811–14 November 1881 (Age 69)
Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret McVey was born on 18 December 1811, in Adams, Ohio, United States, her father, William McVey, was 28 and her mother, Mary Polly Lowry, was 28. She married James Wilson Baldridge on 15 December 1829, in Cherry Fork, Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 14 November 1881, in Cherry Fork, Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cherry Fork, Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wilson Baldridge
Margaret McVey
Marriage: 15 December 1829
William McVey Baldridge
Mary Jane Baldridge
Samuel Turner Baldridge
James Wilson Baldridge Jr.
John Vincent Baldridge
Margaret Ellen Baldridge
Jacob Fisher Baldridge
Martha Ann Baldridge
Robert Lafayette Baldridge
David McDill Baldridge
Newton Dunlap Baldridge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1829Cherry Fork, Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 19
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bheatha ‘son of life’, i.e. ‘man of religion’. Compare Scottish McBeth .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Margaret Baldridge in household of James W Baldridge, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret McVey in entry for William McVey Baldridge, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Mary Baldridge in household of Jno W Baldridge, "United States Census, 1860"

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