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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Family Time Line

John Pope
1749–1802
Margaret Hunter
1758–1836
Marriage: 1778
Elizabeth Chapman Pope
1781–1802
Dr. John Hunter Pope Sr.
1782–1860
Alexander Pope
1786–1864
George Chapman Pope
1791–1804
Dr. William Henry Pope
1794–1867
Thomas Jefferson Pope
1797–1802

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1778
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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.
1776

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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