Margaret Ellen McGuire

Female7 December 1860–8 February 1918

Brief Life History of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen McGuire was born on 7 December 1860, in Washington, Iowa, United States, her father, Michael McGuire, was 36 and her mother, Lucinda Edwards, was 32. She married Amos Keene Winsor on 8 September 1880, in Washington, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Hardin Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 8 February 1918, in Grayson, Clinton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Grayson Cemetery, Hardin Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States.

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Amos Keene Winsor
Margaret Ellen McGuire
Marriage: 8 September 1880
Frank F. Winsor
Elsie May Winsor

Sources (14)

  • Ella M Winsor in household of Amos K Winsor, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ella Mcguire, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Margaret Ellen McGuire Winsor, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    8 September 1880Washington, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · The Burtis Opera House

    Age 7

    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 16

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brigid, Caitlin, Kieran, Aidan, Aislinn, Clancy, Conley, Connor, Cormac, Donal, Fionnuala.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Uidhir ‘son of Odhar’, a byname meaning ‘sallow’. This was the name of the ruling family of Fermanagh from the 13th–17th centuries, now regularly Anglicized as Maguire .

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

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