Margaret Amanda Carmack

Female9 March 1838–14 March 1912

Brief Life History of Margaret Amanda

When Margaret Amanda Carmack was born on 9 March 1838, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Carmack, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Patton Delaney, was 40. She married Bartholomew Fuller Gwinn about 1859, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Saline, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Blackwater Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 March 1912, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Bartholomew Fuller Gwinn
Margaret Amanda Carmack
Marriage: about 1859
Sarah Allen Gwinn
Russell Gwinn
Bettie Gwinn
James G. Gwinn

Sources (17)

  • Margaret Carmack in household of Joseph Carmack, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Saline County, Missouri Marriage Index, 1820-1881
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1859Maryland, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 8

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


    Age 8

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 24

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    Probably a shortened and altered form of Irish McCormack (see McCormick ), or possibly of Carmaig, an unexplained Scottish name, also recorded as Carmag.

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

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