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Margaret Aitken Carlyle
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Birth: Sep., 1771
Death: Dec. 25, 1853

Margaret was the second wife of James Carlyle and mother of famed author and philosopher:
Thomas Carlyle born Dec. 4, 1795
and his siblings:
Alexander born August 4, 1797 (died young)
Janet born September 2, 1799 (died young)
John Aitkin born July 7, 1801 . . . Dr. John
Margaret born September 20, 1803
Mary birthdate unknown
James born November 12, 1805
Jean born September 2, 1810
Janet born July 18, 1813 
Family links: 
  James Carlyle (1758 - 1832)*
  John M Carlisle (____ - 1872)*
  Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)*
  Janet Carlyle (1799 - 1801)*
*Calculated relationship
Ecclefechan Churchyard
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Maintained by: Just Me
Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Jun 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11227029

I just read where it says that Thomas Carlyle owed his greatest inspirations of his life to the moments he spent in silent meditation at his mother's grave. (too bad there is no photo of it here)
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Apr. 13, 2013

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