Margaret Malcolm

12 April 1929–12 February 2013 (Age 83)
Lowell, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Malcolm was born on 12 April 1929, in Lowell, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, Edwin Malcolm, was 32 and her mother, Zadie Prentice, was 31. She lived in Comstock Park, Alpine Township, Kent, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940 and Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States in 2013. She died on 12 February 2013, at the age of 83.

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Edwin Malcolm
Zadie Prentice
Margaret Malcolm

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Age 20

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ ( see Colomb ).2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Malcolm in household of Edwin Malcolm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Parks in household of Edwin Malcolm, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Margaret Or Peggy Malcolm Caudill, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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