Margaret Adam

26 May 1801–5 January 1882 (Age 80)
Forfarshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Adam was born on 26 May 1801, in Forfarshire, Scotland, her father, James Adam, was 25 and her mother, Grace Robertson, was 22. She married Peter Hammil on 20 June 1830, in Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Douglas and Angus, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 5 January 1882, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Hammil
Margaret Adam
Marriage: 20 June 1830
Margaret Hamilton
Henry Hamilton
Daughter Hamilton
Grace Hamilton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1830Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 1
    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 24
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: The Scripture name, in Hebrew, Adham, signifying 'man;' literally earthy, red earth; Rudolph, however, says the name in Ethiopic means ' to be fair, beautiful.' Hence the nurse-name Addy, little Adam.

    Sources (22)

    • Margaret Adams in entry for Henry Hammond, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Margaret A Hamilton in household of Alex Croll, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Margaret Adams, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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