Margaret Chilcoat

from 1786 to 1787–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Chilcoat was born from 1786 to 1787, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Chilcoat, was 29 and her mother, Mrs. Hulda Chilcoat, was 31. She married James Harper on 17 February 1806, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

James Harper
Margaret Chilcoat
Marriage: 17 February 1806
Abigail W Harper

Spouse and Children

17 February 1806
Madison, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mrs. Hulda Chilcoat




    Ann Chilcoat


    James Chilcoat


    William Chilcoat




World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 10

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 33

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Chilcote .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Harper in household of William F Bernard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margret Chilcoat, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Chilcoat Family Sketch

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