Margaret "Peggy" Link

1769–5 October 1817 (Age 48)
Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret "Peggy"

When Margaret "Peggy" Link was born in 1769, in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Link, was 35 and her mother, Mildred Stanfield, was 10. She married Robert McCaslan in 1804, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 5 October 1817, in her hometown, at the age of 48, and was buried in Lower Long Cane Cemetery, McCormick, South Carolina, United States.

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Robert McCaslan
Margaret "Peggy" Link
Marriage: 1804
William McCaslan
James M McCaslin
Moses Oliver McCaslan
Alexander McCaslan
Betsy McCaslan
James Patrick Calhoun McCaslin
Alexander Leslie McCaslan
Patrick McCaslan
Mary McCaslan
William McCaslan

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Abbeville, South Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 7

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1783 · A Free America

Age 14

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a left-handed person, from Middle High German linc, Dutch linker, links, Yiddish link ‘left (side)’. In Europe left-handed people were long regarded with suspicion as clumsy, awkward, deviant, and even untrustworthy.

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

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