Maragret Preston Kinnear

29 October 1901–12 October 1980 (Age 79)
Forres, Grampian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Maragret Preston

Maragret Preston Kinnear was born on 29 October 1901, in Forres, Grampian, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Corbet Page Stewart on 18 August 1926, in Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died on 12 October 1980, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Corbet Page Stewart
Maragret Preston Kinnear
Marriage: 18 August 1926

Spouse and Children

18 August 1926
Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 1

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.

Age 7

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 23

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kinneir in Fife, first recorded at the beginning of the 13th century as Kyner, apparently from Gaelic ceann ‘head(land)’ + iar ‘west’.

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

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