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Margaret Brown

Female 1702 - 1765  (63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Margaret Brown was born in 1702 in Ireland (daughter of George Brown and Margaret Macky); died on 13 Sep 1765; was buried in White Clay Creek, New Castle, Delaware.

    Margaret married Thomas Craighead in near Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Thomas (son of Rev. Thomas Craighead and Margaret Wallace) was born in 1702 in Ireland; died in Aug 1735 in White Clay Creek, New Castle, Delaware; was buried in White Clay Creek, New Castle, Delaware. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Ann Craighead was born on 1 Jul 1725 in White Clay Creek, New Castle, Delaware; was buried in Stone Graveyard, Lewisville, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George Brown

    Notes:

    "George Brown, merchant, near Derry in Ireland." [The Craighead Family, citation details below]

    George married Margaret Macky. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Margaret Macky (daughter of (Unknown) Macky and Margaret Craighead).

    Notes:

    The 9 Jul 1756 will of Patrick Macky of Hackney in Middlesex, merchant, bequeaths "five hundred pounds Bank Annuitys Second Subscription" to his neice "Margaret Craighead now living in Pensilvania" who he describes as daughter of "my Sister Margaret."

    Children:
    1. 1. Margaret Brown was born in 1702 in Ireland; died on 13 Sep 1765; was buried in White Clay Creek, New Castle, Delaware.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  (Unknown) Macky

    (Unknown) married Margaret Craighead. Margaret was born about 1630; died on 12 Apr 1712; was buried in Tullyaughnish Old Graveyard, Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Margaret Craighead was born about 1630; died on 12 Apr 1712; was buried in Tullyaughnish Old Graveyard, Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland.

    Notes:

    "MACKY Margaret née Craghead (Tullyaughnish Old Graveyard Ramelton County Donegal Ireland) Died Apr 12 1712 age 82 mother of Thomas Macky erected by descendant Nathaniel Stewart December 1860." [Ireland Memorial And Burial Register, citation details below]

    The abstract of the 1732 will of the Thomas Macky mentioned in the above inscription shows that he was brother to Patrick Macky. Patrick Mackey's 1756 will establishes that their sister Margaret was the mother of Margaret who married Thomas Craighead (1702-1735).

    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret Macky