Margaret Ballentyne Begg

1898–1969 (Age 71)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Ballentyne

Margaret Ballentyne Begg was born in 1898, in Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Begg. She died in 1969, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Begg
1873–
Begg
1897–
Graham Begg
1897–
Margaret Ballentyne Begg
1898–1969
Isabella Dickinson Begg
1900–
Mary Finlayson Begg
1902–
Christina Begg
1904–1908
Graham Begg
1914–1929

Parents and Siblings

    William Begg

    Male1873–Male

siblings

(7)

    Begg

    Female1897–Female

    Graham Begg

    Male1897–Male

    Female1898–1969Female

    Isabella Dickinson Begg

    Female1900–Female

    Mary Finlayson Begg

    Female1902–Female

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World Events (3)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 4

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
1908

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 16

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: nickname or byname for a small man, from Gaelic beag ‘small’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Ballentyne Begg - Government record: birth-name: Margaret Ballentyne Begg

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