Margaret Scott Wiggin

20 November 1922–19 April 2003 (Age 80)
Bartonville, Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Margaret Scott

Margaret Scott Wiggin was born on 20 November 1922, in Bartonville, Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada as the daughter of Herbert Haines Wiggin and Myrtle Irene Scott. She had at least 1 son with Charles Frederick Averill. She died on 19 April 2003, at the age of 80.

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Charles Frederick Averill
Margaret Scott Wiggin
Stephen Charles Averill

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Herbert Haines Wiggin


    Myrtle Irene Scott




World Events (7)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 12

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 21

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 33

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Breton personal name Wiucon, composed of elements meaning ‘worthy’ + ‘high’, ‘noble’, which was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror. 2. from the Germanic personal name Wīgant, originally a byname meaning ‘warrior’, from the present participle of wīgan ‘to fight’, likewise introduced to England in the wake of the Conquest.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret S Wiggen in household of Herbert H Wiggen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Scott Wiggin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Margaret Averill, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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