Margaret Ellen "Peg" Cahoon

6 March 1912–8 June 2007 (Age 95)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Ellen "Peg"

When Margaret Ellen "Peg" Cahoon was born on 6 March 1912, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Martin Robert Granville Cahoon, was 24 and her mother, Mary Veronica Walls, was 23. She married Charles Raymond Schwar Sr on 30 April 1931, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in West Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 8 June 2007, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in West Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Raymond Schwar Sr
Margaret Ellen "Peg" Cahoon
Marriage: 30 April 1931
Noreen Frances Schwar
Charles Raymond Schwar Jr

Spouse and Children

30 April 1931
Pennsylvania, United States


    Noreen Frances Schwar


    Charles Raymond Schwar Jr


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 19

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish spelling (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of the Scottish surname Colquhoun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Cahoon in household of Martin Cahoon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret E Cahoon in household of Martin R Cahoon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret E Schwar in household of Charles R Schwar, "United States Census, 1940"

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