Margaret Elvira Sinclair

6 May 1876–3 March 1962 (Age 85)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret Elvira

When Margaret Elvira Sinclair was born on 6 May 1876, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Jackson Sinclair, was 24 and her mother, Myra Martha Conner, was 28. She had at least 3 sons and 8 daughters with James Kern Easler. She lived in Cherokee Springs, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 3 March 1962, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Church, Aiken, South Carolina, United States.

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James Kern Easler
Margaret Elvira Sinclair
Fannie Belle Easler
Lydia Easler
Carrie Easler
Nellie Easler
James Calvin Easler
Ruford Lethco " Jack" Easler
Edna Pauline Easler
Ruby Mae Easler
Leona Mary Easler
George Mitchell Easler
Margaret Mae Esther Easler

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Parents and Siblings

    John Jackson Sinclair


    Myra Martha Conner




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 1

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 2

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 40

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret L Easler in household of James H Easler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maggie Easler in household of James H Easler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie Easler in household of James H Easler, "United States Census, 1900"

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