Mary Elizabeth Magill

13 December 1831–28 December 1904 (Age 73)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Magill was born on 13 December 1831, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Boyd Magill, was 32 and her mother, Ester Rogers, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with James Rodgers Reid. She lived in Lewisville, Chester, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 28 December 1904, in Richburg, Chester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Richburg, Chester, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Rodgers Reid
1840–1889
Mary Elizabeth Magill
1831–1904
James Robert Reid, Sr.
1868–1933
William John Reid
1870–1940
Mary Erin Reid
1872–1909
Esther Byrd Reid
1875–1913

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    James Robert Reid, Sr.

    Male1868–1933Male

    William John Reid

    Male1870–1940Male

    Mary Erin Reid

    Female1872–1909Female

    Esther Byrd Reid

    Female1875–1913Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Boyd Magill

    Male1799–1880Male

    Ester Rogers

    Female1802–1877Female

siblings

(8)

    Sarah Boyd Magill

    Female1824–1889Female

    Thomas Rodgers Magill

    Male1826–1903Male

    James Robert Magill I

    Male1828–1907Male

    Margaret Moffatt Magill

    Female1830–1906Female

    Female1831–1904Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 4

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1860

Age 29

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and Irish:1. Anglicized form of Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the lowlander or stranger’. In Ireland the name was given to the descendants of early Anglo-Norman settlers. 2. probably in some cases a short form of a surname beginning Mac Giolla.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Reid in household of James Reid, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Reid in household of James R Reid, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Mcgill in entry for Jas. R. Reid, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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