Margaret Wilson

17 April 1720–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Wilson was christened on 17 April 1720, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Wilson, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Millar, was 36.

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James Wilson
Margaret Millar
John Wilson
William Wilson
James Wilson
Janet Wilson
David Wilson
Archibald Wilson
Margaret Wilson
William Wilson

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Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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  • Margaret Wilson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Wilson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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