Margaret Josephine Greer

24 September 1896–
Fremont, Colorado, United States

The Life of Margaret Josephine

When Margaret Josephine Greer was born on 24 September 1896, in Fremont, Colorado, United States, her father, Alexander L Greer, was 25 and her mother, Nora Widerfelt, was 18. She married Wayne Millen Atwood on 14 March 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Florence, Fremont, Colorado, United States in 1900.

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Wayne Millen Atwood
Margaret Josephine Greer
Marriage: 14 March 1917
Wayne Lamar Atwood

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14 March 1917


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 5

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 31

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Grier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marguerite Greer in household of A L Greer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Josephine Greer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Margaret Josephine Greer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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