Margaret 'Peggy' Wolcott

1798–1890 (Age 92)
Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret 'Peggy'

When Margaret 'Peggy' Wolcott was born in 1798, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States, her father, Silas Wolcott, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Rowan (Rowen), was 42. She married Thomas Park in 1830, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Litchfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 29 April 1890, in Litchfield, Litchfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Litchfield, Litchfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Margaret 'Peggy' Wolcott
Samuel Park
Minervia Park
Russel Park
William Park
Samuel Park
Russell Park
Thomas Park
Charles Park
William Park
Thomas Park
Mary Eliza Park
Avery G. Park
Elizabeth Park
Frances Helen Park
Minerva Park

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 14

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 27

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Woolcot in Somerset, possibly so named from Middle English wolle ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Bloodgood in household of Jason Bloodgood, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Park in household of Thomas Park, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margarett Parks in household of James E Parks, "United States Census, 1870"

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