Margaret Garland

16 March 1819–28 October 1910 (Age 91)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Garland was born on 16 March 1819, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Lafayette Garland, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Grange, was 28. She married Simeon Free on 10 April 1845, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and District 284, Banks, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 28 October 1910, in Baldwin, Habersham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Free
Margaret Garland
Marriage: 10 April 1845
William Martin Free
John Free
Salina Lucinda Free
Susan Free
Patience E J Free
Jesse Lafayette Free
Harmon C Free
Mary L. Free
Georgia Anne Free
Addie Augusta Mae Free
Caleb Humphrey Free

Spouse and Children

10 April 1845
Georgia, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Garland


    Agnes Garland


    William M Garland




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 11

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands or chaplets, perhaps also a habitational name from a house sign. The word is first attested in the 14th century, from Old French, and appears to be of Germanic origin. 2. habitational name from a minor place, such as Garland in Chulmleigh, Devon, named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ ( see Gore ) + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margrett Frie in household of Simion Frie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret Free in household of Simeon Free, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margret Free in household of Calup H Free, "United States Census, 1910"

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