Margaret Man

15 October 1712–14 March 1741 (Age 28)
Wrentham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Man was born on 15 October 1712, in Wrentham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Theodore Mann, was 32 and her mother, Abigail Hawes, was 30. She married John Cheever on 1 July 1736, in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 March 1741, at the age of 28.

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John Cheever
Margaret Man
Marriage: 1 July 1736
Pegge Cheever
John Cheever
Samuel Cheever

Spouse and Children

1 July 1736
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


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Name Meaning

1 Chinese 文: variant of Wen 2.2 Chinese 满: from a character in the personal name of Hu Gongman, a retainer of Wu Wang. After the latter established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc , he granted the state of Chen to Hu Gongman, whose descendants adopted the second character of his given name, Man, as their surname. This character also means ‘Manchurian’, but the name does not appear to be related to this meaning.3 Chinese 闻: variant of Wen 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Man, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"
  • Margaret Han, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Margaret Man, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"

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