Margaret Much

1760–18 January 1831 (Age 71)
Kirkdale Saint Mary, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Much was born in 1760, in Kirkdale Saint Mary, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Much, was 30 and her mother, Eleanor Tyrer, was 30. She married Thomas Whittingham in 1782, in Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 18 January 1831, in Kirkdale, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71, and was buried in St. Marys, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Whittingham
1760–1796
Margaret Much
1760–1831
Marriage: 1782
William Whittingham
1783–1784
William Whittingham
1784–1823
Thomas Whittingham
1787–1818
Margaret Peggy Whittingham
1789–
Joseph Whittingham
1791–1792
Ellen Whittingham
1793–
Anne Linton WHITTINGHAM
1795–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1782
Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England
children

(7)

    William Whittingham

    Male1783–1784Male

    Male1784–1823Male

    Thomas Whittingham

    Male1787–1818Male

    Margaret Peggy Whittingham

    Female1789–Female

    Joseph Whittingham

    Male1791–1792Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 41

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 48

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 55

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place near Cologne named Much.2 Scottish and English: variant of Mutch .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret in entry for Peggy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret in entry for Joseph, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Much, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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