Margaret Leishman

24 March 1765–
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Leishman was christened on 24 March 1765, in Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, her father, John Leishman, was 27 and her mother, Isabel Baird, was 23. She married William Arthur in 1785, in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 10 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Arthur
1760–1830
Margaret Leishman
1765–
Marriage: 1785
John Arthur
1785–
David Arthur
Isabella Arthur
Margret Arthur
William Arthur
1787–
Mary Arthur
1789–1866
Andrew Arthur
1793–
Isobel Arthur
1797–
Jean Arthur
1798–
Janet Arthur
1799–
Jane Arthur
1799–
James Arthur
1800–1877
Robert Arthur
1802–
Janet Arthowr
1804–
Euphems Arthur
1804–
David Arthowr
1806–
William Arthur
1808–
Ann Arthour
1809–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1785Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Stirlingshire): occupational name for a maker of leashes, from Middle English and Older Scots lese, leise, lech(e), lesh(e) ‘a leash for holding a coursing hound or watchdog’, also ‘a thong for securing a hawk’, + man. The name would be synonymous with Lesmaker, Leshmaker, attested in early 15th-century Durham.Perhaps also a Scottish variant of Leachman .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Leachman

    Sources (27)

    • Margaret Leachman in entry for David Arthowr, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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