Margaret Reid

9 July 1868–25 August 1960 (Age 92)
Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Reid was born on 9 July 1868, in Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, her father, Peter Reid, was 31 and her mother, Martha Young, was 31. She lived in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia for about 20 years and Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia in 1926. She died on 25 August 1960, in Queensland, Australia, at the age of 92, and was buried in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Peter Reid
1836–1907
Martha Young
1837–1926
James Reid
1859–1860
Francis Young Reid
1861–1943
Peter Reid
1864–1866
George Reid
1866–
Margaret Reid
1868–1960
Marion Reid
1871–
Helen Reid
1873–
James Reid
1881–1906

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World Events (8)

1870
Age 2
British troops withdraw from Australia.
1884
Age 16
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1892
Age 24
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Margaret Reid, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Margaret Reid, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Margaret Reid in household of Peter Reid, "Scotland Census, 1871"

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