Margaret Salmon

2 September 1842–24 November 1923 (Age 81)
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Salmon was born on 2 September 1842, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, her father, Robert Salmon, was 30 and her mother, Mary Weir, was 29. She married Alexander Calderwood on 28 December 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Coalville Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 November 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Coalville Cemetery, Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Calderwood
Margaret Salmon
Marriage: 28 December 1862
Alexander Calderwood
William Robert Calderwood
Mary Weir Calderwood
Robert Salmon Calderwood
John M Calderwood
Walter C Calderwood
James Salmon Calderwood
Margaret Janet Calderwood
Agnes Elizabeth Calderwood
Isabelle Calderwood
Jennie Calderwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
    Age 1
    The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Salmon, Saumon, a shortened form of Salomon (see Solomon ). The Normans introduced it to England, and it was current as a personal name there until at least the end of the 14th century. The derived surname is found throughout 13th- and 14th-century England, mostly in the spellings Saleman and Salman, which eventually became regularized as Salmon. See also 2 below, compare Salman 3.English: occasionally perhaps a nickname for someone ‘as wise as Solomon’. In Chaucer's Canon's Yeoman's Tale, it is stated: ‘And whan we been togidres euerichoon, Euery man semeth a Salomon’. King Solomon was famed for his wisdom.English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English salmon, saumo(u)n, saumun, samoun ‘salmon’, no doubt given to someone who caught, sold, or ate the fish.

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    William Weir Salmon

    William Weir Salmon. William Weir Salmon was born 11 November 1839 in Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire, Scotland, the son of Robert Salmon and his first wife Mary Weir. He was their third son and fift …

    Sources (56)

    • Margaret Calderwood, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Margaret Salmon in entry for Walter C Calderwood and Mary A Bigler, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Margaret Salmon in entry for John Calderwood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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