Margaret Ingraham

24 August 1714–
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Ingraham was born on 24 August 1714, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Ingraham, was 37 and her mother, Mary Shepardson, was 39. She married Ebenezer Hills on 28 October 1737, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Hills
1705–
Margaret Ingraham
1714–
Marriage: 28 October 1737
Margaret Hills
1740–1790
Submit Hills
1756–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1737
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(2)

    Female1740–1790Female

    Submit Hills

    Female1756–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 62

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 62

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1808

Age 94

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Ingram , influenced by Graham .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Ingram, "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955"
  • Margaret Ingram, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Margaret Ingraham, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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