Margaret Swan

Femaleabout 1786–23 October 1859

Brief Life History 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, United States, at the age of 74, 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–

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

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

    English: occupational name from Middle English swon(e), northern Middle English swan(e) ‘swineherd; peasant; male servant’ (Old English swān). Compare Swain 2, with which this name was thoroughly confused.

    English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English swan, swon ‘swan’. In the Middle Ages, the swan was taken as a symbol of false pride, and, according to Chaucer, jealousy. Compare Kite , Nightingale , and Pye .

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Swan, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Sveinn. Compare Swain 1.

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

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