Margaret Saphronia Anglin

5 March 1876–16 December 1956 (Age 80)
Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Margaret Saphronia

When Margaret Saphronia Anglin was born on 5 March 1876, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Knox Polk Anglin, was 25 and her mother, Laura Jane Lively, was 30. She married John William England on 13 February 1896, in Cincinnati, Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hill, Texas, United States in 1910 and Econtuchka Township, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 16 December 1956, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Armona, Kings, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William England
Margaret Saphronia Anglin
Marriage: 13 February 1896
Clinton Wilson England
Elenton England
Nonie England
Robert Orland England
Jim England
Nelson Roger England
Ola Gertrude England
Myrtle Mae England
John James England
Mattie Louise England
George Washington England
Van Anglin England
Headrick England
Willzetta England
Jewell Lula England
Thelma England
Marguerite Joy England

Spouse and Children

13 February 1896
Cincinnati, Washington, Arkansas, United States


    Clinton Wilson England


    Elenton England


    Nonie England




+12 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 7

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Irish (Co. Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAngluinn ‘descendant of Anglonn’, a personal name from anglonn ‘champion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marget England in household of John England, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margarite England in household of John W England, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margrett England in household of John W England, "United States Census, 1920"

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