Margaret Quin

Brief Life History of Margaret

Margaret Quin was born in 1763, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Hieronimus Jerome Eckman on 5 May 1783, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1794, in Fayette City, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 31.

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Hieronimus Jerome Eckman
Margaret Quin
Marriage: 5 May 1783
Adaline Eckman
Margery Eckman
Amy Eckman
Hiram Eckman
Mrs. William Leslie
Sally Eckman
William Eckman
Mary Eckman
John Eckman
James Eckman
Eliza S Eckman

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Quin, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Margaret Quin in entry for Jerome Eckman, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Citations Simplified - RecordSeek

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Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Quinn .

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French quin ‘monkey’.

French: from a short form of the personal name Jaquin, itself a pet form of Jacques .

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

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