Sunday, May 1, 2011

Margaret Ann McBride 1794-1845

Daniel McBride 1766-1863___________Abigail Mead

Margaret Ann McBride was born June 1 1794, in Chester, Washington, New York. Her parents were Daniel McBride and Abigail Mead. She was the fifth child from a family of nine, her siblings being: John, Samuel, Daniel, James, Hyrum, Syrus Gideon, Reuben, and Marth.

Margaret married David Crandall about 1810, in Warren County, New York. Their first two children were born in Thurman, New York: Maria, October 9, 1812 and Daniel Mead, June 30, 1814. The next three children were born in York, New York: Eliza June 10, 1816; Myron Nathan August 17, 1818; Julia Ann, 1820. Their next child, Spicer Wells, was born December 31, 1822 in Winchester, New York. Their next two children were born in Villanova, New York: Emeline, June 27, 1824 and Laura, January 25, 1828.

In 1829, her daughter, Julia Ann died.

Margaret had two more children in Villanova, New York; Martin Pardon, April 5, 1830 and Lucian Delancy, June 23, 1832.

She and her family heard the Gospel at her mother's home. She was baptized, with her husband and three of their children, on April 16, 1833 in Villanova. Two weeks later, Nelson David, was born on May 5, 1833.

The family traveled with the Saints in 1834 to Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, where most of the children stayed with her mother Abigail. David and Margaret lived in Kirtland for about a year, before going on to Missouri. The only took their oldest child Daniel Mead with them. Margaret's last child, Margaret, was born on January 15, 1836, in Your, Missouri. Daniel Mead went back to Kirtland to leave on a mission in 1837.

Her son, Daniel Mead, died in 1839 and her daughter, Mariah, died on February 28, 1842.

David and Margaret moved to Quincy, Adams, Illinois in 1839 and were still there in 1842. They next moved to La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois where they lived for the rest of their lives.

Margaret Ann McBride Crandall died August 24, 1845, in LaHarpe, Hancock, Illinois.

This record was compiled from the Daughters of the Pioneers Archives in June 2001 by Louise Crandall Huefner and Rebecca Huefner Chapman.

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