Margaret Ann Greenwood

25 February 1847–2 May 1883 (Age 36)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Greenwood was born on 25 February 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, William Greenwood, was 24 and her mother, Alice Beardsworth Houghton, was 23. She married James Crawford Carter on 8 February 1869, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 May 1883, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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James Crawford Carter
Margaret Ann Greenwood
Marriage: 8 February 1869
Mary Alice Carter
James Wilburn Carter
William Jasper Carter
Alma Marshall Carter
Joshua Owen Carter
Barbara G Carter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1869Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 19
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Greenwood Lee in Heptonstall (Yorkshire), from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’.Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Grünholz, an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’, and probably also of the same German surname.Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Grünwald (see Grunwald ), and of French Boisvert .

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

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    Margaret Ann Greenwood Carter Birth: Feb. 25, 1847 Council Bluffs Pottawattamie County Iowa, USA Death: May 2, 1883 American Fork Utah County Utah, USA Margaret Ann was born 25 Feb 1847 to William G …

    Sources (17)

    • Margaret Ann Greenwood in entry for Joshua Owen Carter, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Alice Greenwood in household of William Greenwood, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret Greenwood in entry for Barbara Carter Boley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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