Margaret Etta Atwood

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

The Life Summary 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 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 3 Salem, Livingston, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. 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
Margaret Etta Atwood
Marriage: 20 October 1881
Daisy D Devers
Cyna Gertrude Dever
Zilpha Jane Dever
Eliza Alma Dever ( Devers)
Chloe A. Dever Or Devers
Benjamin C. Dever Or Devers
Francis Carroll Dever Or Devers
Uel C. Dever Or Devers
Ray Dwers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1881Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Perryville
    Age 1
    On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Margarett Dwers in household of Elija P Dwers, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Margaret Ettie Devers, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"
    • Etta Atwood in household of William Pritchard, "United States Census, 1870"

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