Margaret Emily Trefethen

1843–1923 (Age 80)
Kittery, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Margaret Emily

When Margaret Emily Trefethen was born in 1843, in Kittery, York, Maine, United States, her father, William Trefethen, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Brown, was 42. She married John Forsythe Hanscom on 26 April 1861, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died in 1923, in Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Emily Trefethen
John Forsythe Hanscom
Marriage: 26 April 1861
Edgar Forsythe Hanscom
Louise Marian Hanscom
John Brown Trefethen Hanscom
Leonora Hanscom
Arthur Bradley Hanscom
Allan Thornton Hanscom

Spouse & Children

26 April 1861
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States


  • Edgar Forsythe Hanscom


  • Louise Marian Hanscom


  • John Brown Trefethen Hanscom


  • Leonora Hanscom


  • Arthur Bradley Hanscom


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret E Hanscom in household of John F Hanscom, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret E Trefethen in household of William Trefethen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret E Hanscom in household of John F Hanscom, "United States Census, 1910"

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