Margaret Erwin

about 1816–1861 (Age 45)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Erwin was born about 1816, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Erwin Jr., was 28 and her mother, Jane McClure, was 31. She married William C. Black on 15 September 1840, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ray, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Concord Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died in 1861, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Parkerville, Morris, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William C. Black
1818–1891
Margaret Erwin
1816–1861
Marriage: 15 September 1840
William Thomas Black
1842–1877
John David Black
1843–1909
Priscilla C. Black
1845–
Sarah J Black
1848–1910
Virginia Alice Black
1850–1851
Louisa Antonette Black
1852–1923
Abraham Black
1853–1907
Mary Elizabeth Black
1855–1856
Willie Susan Black
1858–1917
Calvin Crittington Black
1860–

Spouse and Children

    William C. Black

    Male1818–1891Male

    Female1816–1861Female

MARRIAGE
15 September 1840
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Erwin Jr.

    Male1788–1873Male

    Jane McClure

    Female1785–1862Female

siblings

(8)

    David McClure Erwin

    Male1807–1876Male

    John Erwin III

    Male1810–Male

    Robert Erwin

    Male1812–Male

    Jane K Erwin

    Female1813–1888Female

    William Erwin

    Male1814–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 8

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 13

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin .2 German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Black in household of William C Black, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Black in household of Wm C Black, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Erwin, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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