Margaret Cassells Wilson

15 May 1903–15 April 1985 (Age 81)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Cassells

When Margaret Cassells Wilson was born on 15 May 1903, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Wilson, was 28 and her mother, Elspeth Huntly, was 26. She married William James Burnett on 9 April 1926, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 15 April 1985, in Thornliebank, Renfrewshire, Scotland, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

William James Burnett
Margaret Cassells Wilson
Marriage: 9 April 1926
William James Burnett
Elspeth Huntley Burnett
Margaret Burnett

Spouse and Children

9 April 1926
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings


    Elspeth Huntly




World Events (8)

1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 2

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Age 5

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1927 · Kilmarnock War Memorial

Age 24

The Kilmarnock War Memorial was built to pay tribute to all residents of Kilmarnock who fought in World War I. Most of the building is accessible to the public and names of the people who died line the walkways inside and out. After World War II, additions were made adding the names of those who gave their lives in World War II.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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