Margaret Hunter

1758–18 January 1836 (Age 78)
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Hunter was born in 1758, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, her father, Dr. John Hunter, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Chapman, was 25. She married John Pope in 1778, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 18 January 1836, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78.

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John Pope
Margaret Hunter
Marriage: 1778
Elizabeth Chapman Pope
Dr. John Hunter Pope Sr.
Alexander Pope
George Chapman Pope
Dr. William Henry Pope
Thomas Jefferson Pope

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 0

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 22

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt , a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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  • Margaret Pope in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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