Margaret Elizabeth Easton

5 February 1864–21 November 1929 (Age 65)
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Easton was born on 5 February 1864, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, Jacob Wells Easton, was 31 and her mother, Leannah Henderson, was 25. She married Mathis Clampitt in 1882. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 21 November 1929, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Mathis Clampitt
1863–1934
Margaret Elizabeth Easton
1864–1929
Marriage: 1882
Celeste " Lestie" Jane Clampitt
1885–1922
Homer Clampitt
1887–1966
Jake Clampitt
1889–
Lula Clampitt
1891–
Jacob William Clampitt
1893–1971
Lulu Lilly Clampitt
1896–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1882
children

(6)

    Celeste " Lestie" Jane Clampitt

    Female1885–1922Female

    Male1887–1966Male

    Jake Clampitt

    Male1889–Male

    Lula Clampitt

    Female1891–Female

    Male1893–1971Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Wells Easton

    Male1832–1899Male

    Leannah Henderson

    Female1838–1868Female

siblings

(7)

    Julia A. Easton

    Female1857–1926Female

    Hiram Easton

    Male1859–1923Male

    James Easton

    Male1861–1924Male

    Female1864–1929Female

    Allen Easton

    Male1866–1950Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are from Old English ēast ‘east’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; examples in Devon and the Isle of Wight get their names from the Old English phrase beēastan tūne ‘(place) to the east of the settlement’. Another in Devon gets its first element from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ælfrīc (composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + rīc ‘power’) or Aðelrīc (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + rīc ‘power’). One in Essex is from Old English ēg ‘island’+ stān(as) ‘stone(s)’. Finally Easton Neston in Northamptonshire gets its name from Old English Ēadstānestūn ‘settlement of Ēadstān’, a personal name composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘riches’ + stān ‘stone’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marget E Clampett in household of Methias Clampett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marguet Clampit in household of Mathias Clampit, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret E Easton in household of Jac W Easton, "United States Census, 1880"

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