Margaret Abegg

1906–1966 (Age 60)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Abegg was born on 1 August 1906, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, her father, John Abegg, was 27 and her mother, Jennie Buhl, was 17. She married Thomas Leland Watts on 9 September 1933, in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States. She died on 22 October 1966, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Abegg
Thomas Leland Watts
Marriage: 9 September 1933

Spouse & Children

9 September 1933
Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • John Abegg


  • Female1889–1985Female



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 4

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab- ‘off’ + Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) ‘promontory’, ‘corner’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Clegg in household of William Vanderhyde, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margarite G Abegg in household of William Vanderhyde, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie Abegg, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"

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