Margaret Main

12 August 1833–21 October 1885 (Age 52)
Hopeman, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Main was born on 12 August 1833, in Hopeman, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Donald Main, was 24 and her mother, Janet Ralph, was 23. She married Daniel Davidson on 15 October 1854, in Duffus, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 21 October 1885, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Davidson
1828–1912
Margaret Main
1833–1885
Marriage: 15 October 1854
William Davidson
1855–1928
Janet Davidson
1858–
Daniel Davidson
1860–1931
Margaret Davidson
1862–
Jane Davidson
1865–
Thomas Davidson
1868–
Christina Davidson
1872–
James Davidson
1874–

Spouse and Children

    Daniel Davidson

    Male1828–1912Male

    Female1833–1885Female

MARRIAGE
15 October 1854
Duffus, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    William Davidson

    Male1855–1928Male

    Janet Davidson

    Female1858–Female

    Daniel Davidson

    Male1860–1931Male

    Margaret Davidson

    Female1862–Female

    Jane Davidson

    Female1865–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Donald Main

    Male1809–1874Male

    Janet Ralph

    Female1810–1870Female

siblings

(12)

    Alexander Maine

    Male1829–Male

    Margaret ( Bain) Main

    Female1831–1915Female

    Female1833–1885Female

    Female1834–Female

    Donald Main

    Male1835–1847Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 5

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
1843

Age 10

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 14

The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a reduced form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus .2 Scottish: topographic name for a farmer who farmed the main farm on an estate.3 Scottish, English (of Norman origin), and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Maino, Meino, a short form of the various compound names with a first element magin ‘strength’, ‘might’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Main in entry for Daniel Davidson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Main in entry for James Davidson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Main in entry for Thomas Davidson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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