Langham, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

Margaret was born in 1799, in Langham, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 2

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.

Age 16

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

Age 24

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

From a Greek word meaning a pearl. Margaretta, Margery, and Madge are formed from Margaret. Mairearad is the Gaelic form of Margaret. Marsali is the Gaelic form of Margery. Retta is a female name abbreviated from Margaretta. Compare this name to the Finnish name "Reta," of a similar origin.

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret - Government record: birth-name: Margaret

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