Margaret Phelps

1917–1988 (Age 70)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Phelps was born on 30 March 1917, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Franklin Hill Phelps, was 32 and her mother, Susan Winifred Smithwick, was 30. She lived in Merry Hill, Bertie, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 8 March 1988, in United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Hill Phelps
Susan Winifred Smithwick
Albert Hill Phelps
Robert Lee Phelps
Sue Elizabeth Phelps
Thomas Butterton Phelps
Margaret Phelps
Archie S. Phelps
Edna Winifred Phelps

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1884–1948Male

  • Susan Winifred Smithwick




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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Phelps in household of Frank H Phelps, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Phelps in entry for Sue Elizabeth Phelps, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Margaret Phelps in entry for Sue Elizabeth Phelps Phelps, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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