Margaret Peggy Wilkins

1794–1820 (Age 26)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margaret Peggy

When Margaret Peggy Wilkins was born in 1794, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Wilkins, was 54 and her mother, Elizabeth Mitchell, was 29. She married Isaac Rivers on 19 March 1812, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. She died in 1820, at the age of 26.

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Isaac Rivers
Margaret Peggy Wilkins
Marriage: 19 March 1812

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19 March 1812
Washington, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 2

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peggy Wilkens, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Peggy Wilkins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Peggy Wilkins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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