Margaret Hunter

1 July 1873–
New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Hunter was born on 1 July 1873, in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, George Hunter, was 21 and her mother, Mary Bannon, was 19. She married James Stevenson on 11 March 1892, in West Longrigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

James Stevenson
Margaret Hunter
Marriage: 11 March 1892
John Stevenson

Spouse and Children

11 March 1892
West Longrigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    George Hunter


    Mary Bannon





    Robert Hunter


    Agnes Maxwell A. Hunter


    Georgina Hunter


    Jane Hunter


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 1

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.

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 32

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt , a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Stevenson in household of James Stevenson, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Margaret Hunter in household of George Hunter, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Maggie Hunter in entry for John Stevenson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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