Margaret Carothers

23 August 1874–
Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Carothers was born on 23 August 1874, in Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, her father, Robert Carothers, was 25 and her mother, Adelia Carothers, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Robert Carothers
1849–
Adelia Carothers
1851–
Margaret Carothers
1874–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Carothers

    Male1849–Male

    Adelia Carothers

    Female1851–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 5

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Carruthers .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Margaret Carothers, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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