Margaret Holme

about 1583–
Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Holme was born about 1583, in Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England. She married Robert Atkinson on 22 April 1628, in Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England.

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Robert Atkinson
Margaret Holme
1583–
Marriage: 22 April 1628

Spouse and Children

    Robert Atkinson

    MaleMale

    Female1583–Female

MARRIAGE
22 April 1628
Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England

World Events (3)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 2

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Age 4

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 17

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire) and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a holly tree, from Middle English holm, a divergent development of Old English hole(g)n; the main development was towards modern English holly ( see Hollis ).2 English and Scottish: topographic name or habitational name from northern Middle English holm ‘island’, Old Norse holmr ( see Holm 1).3 Danish and Swedish: variant of Holm 1.

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

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