Margaret Isabelle Baldrow

Brief Life History of Margaret Isabelle

When Margaret Isabelle Baldrow was born on 3 January 1886, in Strathclair Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada, her father, James Baldrow, was 31 and her mother, Mary Jack Baldrow, was 35. She married Herbert Fearon Rapley on 17 January 1911, in Strathclair Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marquette, Woodlands, Woodlands Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada for about 25 years. She died on 11 October 1961, in Shoal Lake Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 75, and was buried in Strathclair Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada.

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Herbert Fearon Rapley
Margaret Isabelle Baldrow
Marriage: 17 January 1911
Kenneth Rapley
Constance Mary Rapley

Sources (7)

  • Margaret Raply in household of Herbert Raply, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Margaret Isabel Rapley in entry for Palmer Egill Johnson, "Canada, Manitoba Church Records, 1800-1959"
  • Maggie Rapley in household of Herbert Rapley, "Canada Census, 1911"

Name Meaning

An extremely common given name from the Middle Ages onwards, derived via Old French Marguerite and Latin Margarita from Greek Margarītēs, from margaron ‘pearl’, a word ultimately of Hebrew origin. The name was always understood to mean ‘pearl’ throughout the Middle Ages. The first St Margaret was martyred at Antioch in Pisidia during the persecution instigated by the Emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century. However, there is some doubt about her name, as the same saint is venerated in the Orthodox Church as Marina . There were several other saintly bearers of the name, including St Margaret of Scotland ( d. 1093 ), wife of King Malcolm Canmore and daughter of Edmund Ironside of England. It was also the name of the wife of Henry VI of England, Margaret of Anjou ( 1430–82 ), and of Margaret Tudor ( 1489–1541 ), sister of Henry VIII , who married James IV of Scotland and ruled as regent there after his death. See also Margery , Marjorie .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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