Margaret Thompson Spaulding

24 September 1852–1 March 1911 (Age 58)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret Thompson

When Margaret Thompson Spaulding was born on 24 September 1852, in New York City, New York, United States, her father, Henry Foster Spalding, was 35 and her mother, Rose Thompson, was 27. She married Dr. James Montford Schley Jr. on 14 October 1874, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 March 1911, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Dr. James Montford Schley Jr.
Margaret Thompson Spaulding
Marriage: 14 October 1874
Henry Spalding Schley
James Montfort Schley
Katherine Beckwith Schley
Natalie Schley
Marguerite Schley

Spouse and Children

14 October 1874
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 16

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Spalding .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margeret T Schley in household of James M Schley, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Margaret T Schley in household of James M Schley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Schley in household of Janis M Schley, "United States Census, 1900"

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