Margaret Peggy Ennis

Female16 October 1794–14 September 1870

Brief Life History of Margaret Peggy

When Margaret Peggy Ennis was born on 16 October 1794, in Port Jervis, Orange, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Ennis, was 43 and her mother, Margaretha Van Etten, was 41. She married John Reser in 1810, in Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 14 September 1870, in Plato Township, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Plato Center, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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John Reser
Margaret Peggy Ennis
Marriage: 1810
Joseph Ennis Reser
Philip Reser
Anthony Reser
Elizabeth Reser
Sarah Reser
Catharine Reser

Sources (14)

  • Margaret Reaser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret "Peggy" Ennes - birth: 1780;
  • Margeret Ennes, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1810Ulster, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 3

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 6

    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.


    Age 24

    Illinois is the 21st state.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Angus’, see McGinnis and compare Angus and Hennessy .

    English: perhaps a variant of Ince , or Henney with loss of initial H- and the addition of a post-medieval excrescent -s, or a variant of Enos .

    Cornish: from any of various places in the western half of Cornwall called Ennis, Enys, Ninnes, etc., from Cornish (an) enys ‘(the) island’. The Saint Gluvias family is certainly from Enys in Saint Gluvias parish.

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

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