Margaret Patterson Hunter

28 September 1847–14 March 1926 (Age 78)
Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret Patterson

When Margaret Patterson Hunter was born on 28 September 1847, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Adam Patterson Hunter, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Patterson, was 24. She married Abraham John Van Orman on 6 March 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. In 1900, at the age of 53, her occupation is listed as laundry woman in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. She died on 14 March 1926, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham John Van Orman
Margaret Patterson Hunter
Marriage: 6 March 1867
Ransom Abraham Van Orman
Adam Hunter Van Orman
Emma Van Orman
Elizabeth Hunter Van Orman
Margaret Ellen Van Orman
Christina Van Orman
Abraham Charles Van Orman
Lottie Ida VanOrman
John Van Orman
Elretta Van Orman
Mary Delilah Van Orman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    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 and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.

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

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    Margaret Hunter Van Orman

    MARGARET HUNTER VAN ORMAN Margaret Hunter Van Orman was born September 28, 1847 in Devon, Iron Works, Scotland. She was the third child of Adam and Elizabeth Patterson Hunter. Her family was …

    Sources (87)

    • Margaret Hunter in household of Hinson Hunter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret Van Orman, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Margaret Hunter in household of Hiram Hunter, "United States Census, 1850"

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