Margaret Easterling

about 1816–
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Easterling was born about 1816, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, John Easterling, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Stapleton, was 20. She lived in Carter, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Easterling
1794–1870
Elizabeth Stapleton
1796–
Margaret Easterling
1816–
Thomas Easterling
1818–1895
Henry Easterling
1822–1913
Rebecca Easterling
1823–1880
John Easterling
1824–1900
Nancy Easterling
1827–1906

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 2

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 31

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Oesterling .2 English: derivative of Easter 1, with the addition of the Germanic suffix -ling.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Easterling in household of John Easterling, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margret Easterling in household of John Easterling, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Easterling in household of John Easterling, "United States Census, 1850"

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