Margaret Robinson

28 October 1815–15 July 1893 (Age 77)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Robinson was born on 28 October 1815, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Robinson, was 27 and her mother, Sophia Young, was 35. She married John Peacock on 21 June 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1819. She died on 15 July 1893, in Soda Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Soda Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peacock
Margaret Robinson
Marriage: 21 June 1843
James Peacock
Marinda Ann Peacock
Sophia Peacock
Elizabeth Peacock
William Peacock

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  • Marriage
    21 June 1843Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge
    Age 2
    Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    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. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Sophia Young Robertson joined LDS Church 1841

    From the history of Robert Crookston, written by himself: My Aunt Sophia [Young Robinson or Robertson] and cousin, Margaret [Robinson or Robertson], wrote me from Edinburgh that they had joined the Ch …

    Sources (13)

    • Magre Peacock in household of John Peacock, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret Robertson in entry for James Peacock, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Margaret Robertson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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