Margaret Wallace Sloan

Brief Life History of Margaret Wallace

When Margaret Wallace Sloan was born on 12 April 1861, in West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Lennox Sloan Sr., was 30 and her mother, Mary Wallace, was 25. She married Dr. William Brigham Parkinson on 1 September 1892, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 21 November 1913, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. William Brigham Parkinson
Margaret Wallace Sloan
Marriage: 1 September 1892
Willa Sloan Parkinson
Louise Sloan Parkinson
Venoletta Sloan Parkinson

Sources (12)

  • Margaret Parkinson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Wallace Sloan, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Margaret W Sloan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1865 · The Union Roller Mill

The Union Roller Mill was built to help grind the grain that was harvested in the Cache Valley and the other surrounding areas. It was later renamed the Thatcher Milling & Elevator Company and the old millstones were discarded.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Down and Antrim) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive of the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh ‘raider’. Compare Slowey .

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

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