Thomas Cicero Margetts

19 November 1848–28 January 1896 (Age 47)
Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Cicero

When Thomas Cicero Margetts was born on 19 November 1848, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Lorenzo Margetts, was 28 and his mother, Susannah Bayliss Smart, was 26. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 28 January 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 47.

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Thomas Lorenzo Margetts
Susannah Bayliss Smart
Elizabeth Alice Margetts
Ann Margetts
Alice Margetts
Thomas Cicero Margetts
Lorenzo Erastus Margetts

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 6
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 15
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire):variant of Margot , with post-medieval excrescent -s.variant of Margrett, from the Middle English female personal name Margaret, itself, via French, from Greek margaritēs ‘pearl’, with post-medieval excrescent -s and dissimilatory loss of -r-.

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

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History of Thomas Margetts

Born – 2 April 1819 – Woodstock, Oxford, England Killed by the Indians September 6, 1856 – on the plains on his way home from a mission to Italy. Married – Susannah Bayliss Smart – 7 July, 1845 – En …

Sources (5)

  • Thomas Margetts in household of George Stevenson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thos C Margetts in household of T C Mercer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Margetts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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