Margaret Easterling

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Easterling was born about 1816, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, John Easterling, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Stapleton, was 22. 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
John W. Easterling
1822–1900
Sarah Easterling
1837–1900
William Easterling
1843–
Henry Easterling
1822–1913
Rebecca Easterling
1823–1880
Nancy Easterling
1827–1906
Sarah Easterling Eastling
1828–1906
Elizabeth M. Easterling
1834–
Joseph Easterling
1836–1912

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"

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

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

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

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

Americanized form of North German Oesterling or Dutch Oosterling (see Osterling ), cognates of 2 below.

English: from Middle English ester(n) ‘pertaining to the east, eastern’ + the suffix -ling. The name was originally used to denote someone from eastern Germany or the Baltic coasts and was in use in England as early as 1253.

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

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