Margaret Strong

1700–
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Strong was born on 28 April 1700, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Return Strong Jr., was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Burritt, was 24. She married Noah Sparks on 29 July 1736.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Strong
1700–
Noah Sparks
1694–1767
Marriage: 29 July 1736

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 July 1736

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1776

Age 76

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 81

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1791

Age 91

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margeret Strong in entry for Noah Sparks, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Margerit Strong, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • The Early Strongs of Windsor, Conn. by Donald Lines Jacobus

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