Margaret Angus

Female20 September 1803–15 November 1862

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Angus was born on 20 September 1803, in Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Titas Angus, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Lee, was 37. She married George Robinson on 11 May 1824, in Darlington St Cuthbert, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 15 November 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Robinson
Margaret Angus
Marriage: 11 May 1824
Dorothy Robinson
John Robinson
Thomas Robinson
William Henry Robinson
Ann Robinson
Elizabeth Robinson
George Robinson
George Robinson

Sources (54)

  • Margaret Robinson in household of William Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Angus, "England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900"
  • Margaret Robinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 May 1824Darlington St Cuthbert, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 5

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 16

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: habitational name from the county and earldom of Angus in Scotland, or from the Gaelic personal name Aonghus, said to be composed of Celtic aon ‘one’ + gus ‘choice’. This was borne by an early Celtic deity and prominent mythological figure, and a famous 8th-century Pictish king.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Why George Jr. wouldn't cross the plains.

    The following is from the journal of Gibson Condie, the husband of Elizabeth Robinson. In this excerpt he explains how it was that George Sr. and George Jr. did not cross the plains to Salt Lake City …

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