Margaret Matilda Hinds

about 1860–
Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret Matilda

When Margaret Matilda Hinds was born about 1860, in Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, Nathaniel Hinds, was 29 and her mother, Martha Jane Wheat, was 28. She married William C. Meza about 1886, in McLeansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

William C. Meza
Margaret Matilda Hinds
Marriage: about 1886
Sarah E Mezo
Eliza Catherine Mezo
William L Mezo
Benjamin A Mezo

Spouse and Children

about 1886
McLeansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, United States


    Sarah E Mezo


    Eliza Catherine Mezo


    William L Mezo


    Benjamin A Mezo


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Jane Wheat




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

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.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hind .2 Irish: variant of Heyne .

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

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  • Margret M Hinds in household of Nathaniel Hinds, "United States Census, 1860"

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