Margaret Shaver


The Life of Margaret

Margaret Shaver was born in 1841, in Ireland. She had at least 1 daughter with George Edgar Shaver. She lived in Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910.

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George Edgar Shaver
Margaret Shaver
Ida A Shaver

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)


Age 4

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Dutch Schouwer, an occupational name for an inspector of market weights and measures, Dutch schouwer ‘inspector’.2 Altered form of German Schaefer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margret D Shaver in household of George E Shaver, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Shaver in household of Geo E Shaver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • <Unknown> in entry for Ida A. Shaver, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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