Margaret Viets

1 January 1816–9 July 1849 (Age 33)
Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Viets was born on 1 January 1816, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Henry Viets Jr, was 43 and her mother, Charlotte Fowler, was 41. She married William Slosson on 17 December 1834. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 July 1849, at the age of 33, and was buried in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Slosson
1806–1868
Margaret Viets
1816–1849
Marriage: 17 December 1834
Catharine Alice Slosson
1836–1871
Henry Veits Slosson
1837–1884
Nathan Slosson
1840–1848
John Slossom
1844–1910
Nathan Slosson
1849–1928

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1834
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 4
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
    Age 13
    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

    Name Meaning

    North German: patronymic from Viet .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Viet

    Sources (5)

    • Margaret Vetts in entry for Nathan Slosson, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
    • Margarett in entry for Catherine A. Slosson Conwell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
    • Margaret Viets Slosson, "Find A Grave Index"

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