Margaret Barton

Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Barton was born on 1 January 1735, in Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lewis Barton, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Blundell, was 29. She married Tho Catherall on 2 June 1760, in Farnworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Margaret Barton
Tho Catherall
Marriage: 2 June 1760
Elizabeth Catteral
Mary Catharal
Betty Cattaral

Spouse & Children

2 June 1760
Farnworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)


Age 80

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 90

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Age 95

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick .2 German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus ( see Bartholomew ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Barton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Barton, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • Margaret Barten, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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