Margaret Thomson


Brief Life History of Margaret

Margaret Thomson was born in 1736, in Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Alexander Mc Phail in 1757, in Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Alexander Mc Phail
Margaret Thomson
Marriage: 1757
Jannet Mcphail
John McPhail
Duncan Mcphail

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Thomson in entry for John Mcphail, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1757Kilmartin, Argyll, Scotland
  • Children (3)

    World Events (4)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

    Age 66

    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.


    Age 79

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 94

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .

    Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

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

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