Margaret Swan

about 1786–23 October 1859 (Age 73)
Scotland

The Life Summary of Margaret

Margaret Swan was born about 1786, in Scotland. She married William Stephens on 26 December 1816, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 23 October 1859, in Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon Territory, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Love
1800–
Margaret Swan
1786–1859
Marriage: about 1826
David Swan Love *
1828–1895
John Swan Love
1831–1867
James Love
1833–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1826
  • Children

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 0
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1808
    Age 22
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    1 Scottish and English: from Middle English swan ‘swan’, hence a nickname for a person noted for purity or excellence (which were taken to be attributes of the swan), or resembling a swan in some other way. This was also an Old Norse and Old English personal name, from which the surname may be derived. In some cases it may be a habitational name for someone who lived at a house with the sign of a swan.2 variant of English Swain .3 Americanized form of German Schwan .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Swain
    Schwan
    Sveen
    Swahn
    Swann
    Swanson
    Swanston
    Swanton

    Sources (1)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Swan - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Margaret Swan

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