Margaretta Julia Greatrix

3 January 1828–11 February 1888 (Age 60)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaretta Julia

Margaretta Julia Greatrix was born on 3 January 1828, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Greatrix and Frances. She married James Ferguson on 7 December 1849. She lived in Franktown, Washoe, Nevada, United States in 1880. She died on 11 February 1888, in Mottsville, Douglas, Nevada, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John Cook
Margaretta Julia Greatrix
Marriage: 17 March 1858
Rebecca Cook
Eliza Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 14
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Greatorex .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (6)

    • Margaret Greahik in household of James Ferguson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaretta Alvey in household of Richard D Alvey, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Nevada, County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-25463-34178-32

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