Margaret Etta Atwood

26 January 1861–3 November 1947 (Age 86)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margaret Etta

When Margaret Etta Atwood was born on 26 January 1861, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Moses Allen Atwood, was 41 and her mother, Julia Ann Meradith, was 35. She married Elijah Purle Dever on 20 October 1881, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 3 Salem, Livingston, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 3 November 1947, in Livingston, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pinckneyville, Livingston, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Purle Dever
1852–1912
Margaret Etta Atwood
1861–1947
Marriage: 20 October 1881
Daisy D Devers
1882–1934
Cyna Gertrude Dever
1885–1907
Zilpha Jane Dever
1886–1945
Eliza Alma Dever ( Devers)
1889–1967
Chloe A. Dever Or Devers
1890–1919
Benjamin C. Dever Or Devers
1892–1911
Francis Carroll Dever Or Devers
1895–1912
Uel C. Dever Or Devers
1899–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1881
Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Daisy D Devers

    Female1882–1934Female

    Cyna Gertrude Dever

    Female1885–1907Female

    Female1886–1945Female

    Female1889–1967Female

    Chloe A. Dever Or Devers

    Female1890–1919Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1868: Trigg, Kentucky, United States
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Etta Atwood in household of William Pritchard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret E Devers in household of Elijah P Devers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Etta Atwood in entry for Chloe Allis Dever, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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