Margaret Paisley

Female25 January 1803–2 December 1836

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Paisley was born on 25 January 1803, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Paisley, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Donnell, was 22. She married Joseph Paisley on 9 August 1822, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 December 1836, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Donneilson Cemetery, Donnellson, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Paisley
Margaret Paisley
Marriage: 9 August 1822
John Rankin Paisley
Meek Adam Paisley
Hannah Jane Paisley
Elizabeth Ann Paisley
Nancy Emily Paisley

Sources (7)

  • Polly Paisley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Polly Paisley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Polly Paisley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1822Guilford, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1804 · Walton War

    Age 1

    The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 16

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Paisley (Renfrewshire), which is recorded as Passelek in 1298. The placename derives from Middle Irish baslec ‘church’. This name has been established in Ulster since the 17th century.

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

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