Margaret HOOTEN

1732–2 September 1825 (Age 93)
Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret HOOTEN was born in 1732, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, William Hooten, was 34 and her mother, Ann Haines, was 36. She married Abner Peacock on 19 December 1751. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 2 September 1825, in her hometown, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Abner Peacock
1727–1808
Margaret HOOTEN
1732–1825
Marriage: 19 December 1751
John PEACOCK
1754–1806
Amos Peacock
1755–
Margaret Peacock
1757–
William PEACOCK
1760–
Daniel PEACOCK
1762–
Hooton PEACOCK
1764–
Abraham PEACOCK
1766–
Abner PEACOCK
1767–1799
Isaac PEACOCK
1769–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1751
children

(9)

    John PEACOCK

    Male1754–1806Male

    Amos Peacock

    Male1755–Male

    Female1757–Female

    William PEACOCK

    Male1760–Male

    Daniel PEACOCK

    Male1762–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (6)

1775

Age 43

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 49

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Variant of the Dutch topographic name Houten ‘woods’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Horton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Margaret Hooten, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Margaret Hooten, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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