Margaret was the 3rd of 8 children born to Catherine "Kate" (Quinlan) and Patrick Fitzgerald.
She married Sylvester Barron Feb 28, 1876 in Weller IA.
They had 11 children:
Nicholas Patrick-1877 William Sylvester-1879 John Matt-1882 Edward Leo-1886 Vincent died at birth James died in infancy Mary-1889 Anna Marguarite-1891 Carl Francis-1894 Ignatius Vincent-1895 Sylvester Joseph-1899
They farmed in Iowa until a homesteading move to Idaho where 17 year old Carl was killed. They returned to Iowa and settled in Sioux City where they both died.