Margaret Josephine Manigold

Brief Life History of Margaret Josephine

When Margaret Josephine Manigold was born on 20 October 1873, in Paradise Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States, her father, Pierre Joseph Napoleon Manigold, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Broderick, was 25. She married Herbert Potter on 31 December 1888, in Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Kingsley, Paradise Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1950. She died on 30 July 1951, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kingsley, Paradise Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Potter
1860–1905
Margaret Josephine Manigold
1873–1951
Marriage: 31 December 1888
Laura Elsie Potter
1889–1972
Edward Peter Potter
1892–1972
Augusta L. Potter
1901–1973
Josephine Manigold Potter
1901–1973

Sources (21)

  • Josephine M Newmarch, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Margaret J. Manigold, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Josephine Potter Manigold, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing

"During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, ""Stove Capital of the World."""

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the River Manifold (Staffordshire). The river probably takes its name from Old English manigfeald ‘many folds, many turns’.

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

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