Margaret Lena Elliott

1870–1957 (Age 87)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Margaret Lena

Margaret Lena Elliott was born on 2 February 1870, in Maryland, United States. She married James Henry Jarvis on 13 February 1893, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 29 October 1957, in her hometown, at the age of 87.

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Margaret Lena Elliott
1870–1957
James Henry Jarvis
1868–1940
Marriage: 13 February 1893
Willie Jarvis
1894–1894

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1893
Maryland, United States
children

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  • Willie Jarvis

    Male1894–1894Male

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

Possible Related Names

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

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