Margaret L Voyles

about 1870–
Shannon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Margaret L

When Margaret L Voyles was born about 1870, in Shannon, Missouri, United States, her father, Nicholas H. Voyles, was 43 and her mother, Deborah Nichols, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas H. Voyles
1827–
Deborah Nichols
1837–
John / James David Voyles
1850–
Tennessee Voyles
1850–
Mary Voyles
1858–1900
Rhody J Voyles
1860–
Elizabeth Voyles
1868–
Margaret L Voyles
1870–
Thomas H Voyles
1854–1905
Nicholas Homer Voyles
1856–1919
David William Voyles
1863–1937
Hannah Adeline Voyles
1867–1956
Sidney Matthew Voyles
1873–1908

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    John / James David Voyles

    Male1850–Male

    Tennessee Voyles

    Male1850–Male

    Thomas H Voyles

    Male1854–1905Male

    Male1856–1919Male

    Mary Voyles

    Female1858–1900Female

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: variant of Voyle, a nickname for a bald man or a topographic name for someone living by a treeless hill, from a lenited form of Welsh moel ‘bald’ or ‘treeless hill’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Margaret L Viles in household of Nicholas Viles, "United States Census, 1880"

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