Margaret Young Hampton Short

16 January 1871–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Young Hampton

Margaret Young Hampton Short was born on 16 January 1871, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of George Short and Isabella Wilson.

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Family Time Line

George Short
Isabella Wilson
Margaret Young Hampton Short
1871–

Parents and Siblings

    George Short

    MaleMale

    Isabella Wilson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

    Margaret Young Hampton Short

    Female1871–Female

World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 3

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 37

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Margaret Young Hampton Short, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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