Margaret Rebecca "Maggie" Parent

Brief Life History of Margaret Rebecca "Maggie"

When Margaret Rebecca "Maggie" Parent was born on 3 September 1878, in Mississinawa, Darke, Ohio, United States, her father, Gordon S. Parent, was 41 and her mother, Susannah M. "Susan" Porter, was 33. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Thomas Walter Wilson. She lived in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States in 1920. She died on 25 July 1966, in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Walter Wilson
1876–1947
Margaret Rebecca "Maggie" Parent
1878–1966
Katherine Edith Wilson
1902–
Boyd Gordon Wilson
1903–
Chester William Wilson
1904–1992
Margaret I Wilson
1909–

Sources (12)

  • Maggie R Wilson in household of Thomas W Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Parent, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Maggie R. Parent, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Normand, Fernand, Pierre, Rosaire, Andre, Armand, Gilles, Laurent, Alain, Chanel, Donat.

French and Walloon: from Old French parent ‘father’, a relationship name used to differentiate a father and son with the same personal name.

English: nickname from Middle English parent ‘parent, ancestor, relative’ (Old French parent, Latin parens).

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

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