Margaret McClung

March 1772–26 November 1860 (Age 88)
Bath, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret McClung was born in March 1772, in Bath, Virginia, United States, her father, John McClung, was 39 and her mother, Sarah McCutcheon, was 30. She married James Mussen on 10 August 1797, in Bath, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Greenfield, Madison Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 26 November 1860, in Greenfield, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Greenfield, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mussen
1770–1849
Margaret McClung
1772–1860
Marriage: 10 August 1797
John J Musson
1798–1829
Julia F Musson
1804–1837
Mary Musson
1799–1873
Sarah Musson
1800–
Hannah Mussen
1802–1881
Nancy Musson
1807–1839
Janetta Musson
1808–1878
Dr James L Musson
1810–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1797
Bath, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    John J Musson

    Male1798–1829Male

    Mary Musson

    Female1799–1873Female

    Sarah Musson

    Female1800–Female

    Hannah Mussen

    Female1802–1881Female

    Julia F Musson

    Female1804–1837Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 8

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Luinge ‘son of Lunge’, a personal name probably meaning ‘seafarer’, although the literal meaning is ‘ship’, from Latin navis longa.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Musson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Mussen in household of Hannah Mussen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret McClung Musson, "Find A Grave Index"

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