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
Margaret McClung
Marriage: 10 August 1797
John J Musson
Julia F Musson
Mary Musson
Sarah Musson
Hannah Mussen
Nancy Musson
Janetta Musson
Dr James L Musson

Spouse and Children

10 August 1797
Bath, Virginia, United States


    John J Musson


    Mary Musson


    Sarah Musson


    Hannah Mussen


    Julia F Musson


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


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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