Margaret Hulings

13 March 1774–24 August 1822 (Age 48)
New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Hulings was born on 13 March 1774, in New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Hulings, was 25 and her mother, Priscilla Wells, was 20. She married John Brown on 27 July 1798, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 24 August 1822, at the age of 48, and was buried in Solomons Graveyard, Wolfert, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States.

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John Brown
Margaret Hulings
Marriage: 27 July 1798
Hepsibah Brown
Priscilla Harrison Brown
Margaret W Brown
Ann Mickle Brown
John Paul Brown
Mary Hulings Brown
Jesse S Brown
Sarah Hulings Brown

Spouse and Children

27 July 1798
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1787 · New Jersey Plan

Age 13

"Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two ""houses"" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested)."

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Huling .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margret Hulings, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Margaret in entry for Nathan Warrington and Priscilla Brown, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Margaret in entry for Nathan Warrington, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"

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