Margaret Ellen Clegg

21 November 1855–27 December 1925 (Age 70)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen Clegg was born on 21 November 1855, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Clegg, was 39 and her mother, Ellen Walmsley, was 39. She married William Henry Barnes on 28 December 1872, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Atherton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 27 December 1925, in Center Creek, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Barnes
1853–1920
Margaret Ellen Clegg
1855–1925
Marriage: 28 December 1872
William Henry Barnes
1874–1942
Robert Barnes
1875–1894
Nancy Ellen Barnes
1877–1939
Sarah Alice Barnes
1880–1946
Margaret Barnes
1881–1906
Elizabeth Barnes
1883–1964
Sylvia Barnes
1886–1951
Rosilla Barnes
1887–1972
Lenora Barnes
1889–1964
Jonathan Barnes
1891–1904
Lillian Barnes
1892–1944
Richard Thomas Barnes
1894–1961
Earl Barnes
1896–1968
Charles Brigham Barnes
1899–1954

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1872Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 4
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Clegg, from Old Norse kleggi ‘haystack’, originally the name of a nearby hill. Alternatively, a nickname from Middle English clege and Older Scots cleg, gleg ‘gadfly, horsefly’ (Old Norse kleggi), presumably for an irritating person. The name was taken to Ulster in the early 18th century.Manx: variant of Clague , which in Lancashire and Cumbria have occasionally been absorbed into Clegg.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Clague

    Story Highlight

    William Barnes and Margaret Ellen Clegg

    WILLIAM BARNES and MARGARET ELLEN CLEGG Compiled From: “History of William Barnes and Margaret Ellen Clegg” Nancy Barnes Thompson and Lila Christensen. “As I Remember My Grandparents William and …

    Sources (31)

    • Margaret Barnes in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Margrette Barnes in household of William Barnes, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Margaret Ellen Clegg in entry for Elizabeth Burt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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