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Margaret Elizabeth Irwin Brinley
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1814
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1902
Honey Brook
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

Margaret Elizabeth Irwin was born 26 January 1814 and died 4 October 1902.

Margaret Elizabeth was Baptized in St. Mary's Church, Warwick Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania along with her sister Hannah 21 June 1818. Records show that Jared Pintney Irwin (her cousin) the son of Jared and Margaret Irwin was baptized at the same time.

Margaret married Thomas Hoar about 1830, they divorced about 1838. They were the parents of three children; Hannah, John and William Bramwell Hoar.

Margaret Elizabeth married William Ross Brinley of Berks County in 1838. They were the parents of 3 children; Elizabeth Ann Brinley born 22 September 1838, George Harrison Brinley born 1840 and John Brinley born 1842. William Ross Brinley died in 1852 and is buried in Pequea Baptist Cemetery in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The plot is next to Margaret's parents and siblings; James, Sarah, Ellen and James M.

1850 Census of Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
William Ross age 40, Margaret age 36, Elizabeth age 12, George age 10 and John age 8.

1860 Census of Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Margaret age 46 and son John age 18.

1870 Census of Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Margaret is living with her daughter Elizabeth Ann and her husband William Greenleaf Gallagher.

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1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Evits Engel
Home in 1900: Honey Brook, Chester, Pennsylvania
Age: 82
Birth Date: October 1817
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Spouse's Name: Sara Engel
Marriage Year: 1895
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 5
Household Members:
Evits Engel, 82
Sara Engel, 88
Sara Bice, 68
Eliza Bailey, 73
Margaret Brinley, 86

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Honey Brook, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623_1393; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 77.

In 1900 Margaret Brinley is 86 years of age, living with her sisters, Sarah Engle and Elizabeth (Eliza) Bailey.

Margaret Elizabeth died 4 October 1902. She is buried in Pequea Baptist Cemetery next to her husband, William Ross Brinley and her father. This information was obtained from history written by Florence Irene Gallagher, Margaret Elizabeth's granddaughter. 
Family links: 
  James Irwin (1779 - 1873)
  Sarah Carr Irwin (1785 - 1870)
  Thomas Hoar (1803 - 1882)
  William Ross Brinley (1810 - 1852)
  William Bramwell Hoar (1837 - 1911)*
  Hannah S Irwin Ayers (1810 - 1895)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Irwin Brinley (1814 - 1902)
  James M. Irwin (1816 - 1883)*
  Ellen Irwin (1823 - 1848)*
  Elizabeth Irwin Bailey (1827 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Pequea Baptist Cemetery
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: C.T.
Record added: Jul 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72939190

- C.T.
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
Margaret (my 3rd great grand aunt)may you rest in eternal peace.
- Coni Thompson
 Added: Mar. 21, 2012
In memory of my 3rd Great Grandmother.
- C.T.
 Added: Jul. 20, 2011

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