Margaret Wilkinson

22 May 1791–5 March 1867 (Age 75)
Jones, Barbour, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Wilkinson was born on 22 May 1791 as the daughter of John William Wilkinson and Margaret Jones. She married George Washington Boggess on 1 December 1823, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 5 March 1867, in Jones, Barbour, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Boggess
Margaret Wilkinson
Marriage: 1 December 1823
John W. Boggess
Arget Boggess
George Granville Boggess
William Wilkinson Boggess
Helen Ann Boggess

Spouse and Children

1 December 1823
Harrison, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John William Wilkinson


    Margaret Jones




World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

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 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Wilkinson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Margaret Wilkinson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Margaret Wilkinson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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