Margaret Spiller

about 1794–

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Spiller was born about 1794, her father, John Spiller, was 53 and her mother, Rachel Margaret Jackson, was 39. She married Nathaniel Myers about 1817. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Myers
Margaret Spiller
Marriage: about 1817
Ann Francis Myers
George N Myers
Mary C Myers

Spouse and Children

about 1817


    Ann Francis Myers


    George N Myers


    Mary C Myers


Parents and Siblings


    Rachel Margaret Jackson




    Thomas Jackson Spiller


    Nancy Spiller


    Washington Spiller



    Lydia Spiller


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 18

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 31

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

Anglo-Saxon: Spill-an, to spill, to destroy, and ere, indicating an agent, meaning a destroyer

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Myers in household of Nathaniel Myers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Myers in household of George Welsh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret A Myers in household of Nathaniel Myers, "United States Census, 1860"

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