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Margaret Clouston

Margaret Clouston

Female 1818 - 1900  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name Margaret Clouston 
    Born Oct 1818  Stromness Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Jun 1900  Fond du Lac, (formerly Eldorado), Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16973  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Family William Leith,   b. 15 Sep 1822, Stromness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Eldorado, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1853  Stromness, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peter Leith,   b. 1861, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Margaret Ann Leith,   b. 1856, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. John Leith,   b. 1858, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Thomas Leith,   b. 1864, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Robert Leith,   b. 1865, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Samuel Leith,   b. 1869, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. James Leith,   b. 1857, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. William Leith,   b. 1854, W Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F6177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In June of 1872, his widow, Margaret Clouston Leith, petitioned the court for guardianship of her minor children and also to be able to sell some property in Fond du Lac. She had 11 lots and parts of three others. Because she owned back taxes, she received only $30 for the property. Even after her guardianship petition and property losses, Margaret Leith managed to save more than 300 acres in the Town of Eldorado.
      at 1870 census at Eldorado, Fond du Lac a Widow
      at 1880 census at Fond du Lac

      The guardianship ended in 1890, when the last child reached 21 years of age.