Margaret McCauley

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret McCauley was born in 1876, in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States, her father, Hugh McCauley, was 37 and her mother, Ann Prior, was 36. She died on 19 July 1893, at the age of 17, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh McCauley
1839–1889
Ann Prior
1840–1907
Patrick Charles McCauley
1863–1939
James Peter McCauley
1868–1932
Catherine E McCauley
1869–1955
Mary Ann McCauley
1871–1896
Hugh Michael McCauley Sr
1872–1945
Margaret McCauley
1876–1893
John Edward McCauley
1877–1948

Sources (2)

  • Maggie Mc Cauley in household of Hugh Mc Cauley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret McCauley, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1877 · The First Workers Strike

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Dumbartonshire) and Irish (Westmeath): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ‘son of Amhalghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. The best known family of Mac Amhalghaidh is from Westmeath, and there were families called Mac Amhlaoibh in counties Cork and Fermanagh (a branch of the Maguires), as well as a family in southwest Scotland which has migrated to Ulster. Compare the Scottish form Macaulay .

Scottish (Hebrides) and Irish (Fermanagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh or Mac Amhlaidh ‘son of Olaf’, from Gaelic forms of the Old Norse personal name Áleifr, Óláfr (see Olafsen ). Compare McAuliffe .

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

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