Margaret Beckett Sigler

30 June 1901–6 May 1971 (Age 69)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret Beckett

When Margaret Beckett Sigler was born on 30 June 1901, in North Carolina, United States, her father, James R. Seigler, was 31 and her mother, Cordella Hillard Cowan, was 33. She lived in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States for about 51 years. In 1971, at the age of 69, her occupation is listed as librarian in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. She died on 6 May 1971, in Black Mountain, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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James R. Seigler
Cordella Hillard Cowan
Hilliard Brown Seigler
Margaret Beckett Sigler
James Cowan Seigler

Parents and Siblings



    Hilliard Brown Seigler



    James Cowan Seigler


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a maker of seals and signet rings, or for an official keeper of a seal, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sigel ‘seal’. 2. Possibly an Americanized form of Ziegler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Seigler in household of Cordelia Seigler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret B Sigler in household of James B Sigler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Beckett Seigler, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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