Margaret Mae "Maggie" Scarborough

10 April 1882–24 January 1953 (Age 70)
Murfreesboro, Hertford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret Mae "Maggie"

When Margaret Mae "Maggie" Scarborough was born on 10 April 1882, in Murfreesboro, Hertford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Malcolm F. Scarborough, was 44 and her mother, Tiranna A. S. Horton, was 38. She married Samuel Pembleton Kirk, Sr. on 21 July 1904, in Murfreesboro, Hertford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Murfreesboro Township, Hertford, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. Her occupation is listed as school teacher in Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. She died on 24 January 1953, in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Stoney Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Gilead, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Percy Earl Nordan
Margaret Mae "Maggie" Scarborough
Marriage: 7 January 1910
Charles McLean Nordan
Annie Mae Nordan
Henry Leigh Nordan

Spouse and Children

7 January 1910
Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Malcolm F. Scarborough


    Tiranna A. S. Horton




    William D. Scarborough


    Ida B. Scarborough


    Eurelia T. Scarborough


    Annie M. Scarborough



World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 15

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Scarborough on the coast of North Yorkshire, so named from the Old Norse byname Skarði + Old Norse borg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maggie Nordan in household of Percy Nordan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie M Nordan in household of Percy E Nordan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie Scarborough in household of Charles Scarborough, "United States Census, 1900"

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