Margaret Louisa Wynn

Female22 April 1846–3 February 1920

Brief Life History of Margaret Louisa

When Margaret Louisa Wynn was born on 22 April 1846, in Berrien, Michigan, United States, her father, Morgan Wynn Sr., was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Cottrell, was 27. She married Albert Finley Martin on 16 October 1867, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Oronoko Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 3 February 1920, in Berrien Springs, Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Albert Finley Martin
Margaret Louisa Wynn
Marriage: 16 October 1867
Jeanette Martin
Thomas Ralph Martin
Ada Martin

Sources (10)

  • Maggie Martin in household of Albert Martin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maggie S Wynn, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Maggie Louisa Martin, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1867Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Moving the State Capital

    Age 1

    The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 20

    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: from a Middle English survival of the Old English word wine ‘friend’. There was also an Old English personal name Wine, derived from this word, which may have given rise to the surname. It is supported by the variety of surnames that evidently originated in patronymic or diminutive forms of this name, such as Winson .

    Welsh: from gwyn ‘fair, white’, also used as a personal name. See also Gwin .

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

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