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Margaret Kerr Wilson McDowall
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1808
South Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Mar. 12, 1874
Tama County
Iowa, USA

Margaret C. Wilson McDowall Memorial# 62586960
b. Apr 21, 1808 in Kilpatrick, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
d. Mar 12, 1874 in Trear, Tama, Iowa

Margaret was born on Glessal farm. She married Gilbert McDowall in Scotland in 1831. Margaret and Gilbert lived on and operated the Dangart Farm, part of the estate of Lord Ortney, near Poundland and Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland where all of their eleven children were born seven sons and four daughters. Seeing little opportunity for their large family in Scotland, they came to Tama County in July 1856 with the John Galt family and settled on a farm across the road from West (Squire) Wilson, her brother. These are the names of their children; Andrew, James, Margaret Kerr, Minnie, Gilbert, John, Jean, William, Jane and Agnes (twins), David, West and Mary.

Father: James Wilson Memorial# 95281630
Mother: Jane Lusk Wilson Memorial# 95281648
Spouse: Gilbert McDowall Memorial# 62586808

Margaret's middle name and the above biographical information were provided courtesy of Find A Grave member Marilyn Harrison. Thank you


Margaret's brother, John, is also buried in Buckingham Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  James Wilson (1779 - 1865)
  Jane Lusk Wilson (1789 - 1861)
  Gilbert McDowall (1802 - 1883)
  Margaret Kerr McDowall McKinnon (1834 - 1922)*
  Gilbert McDowall (1836 - 1926)*
  John B. McDowall (1838 - 1932)*
  Agnes McDowall Hartshorn (1842 - 1894)*
  Mary McDowall Maxwell (1849 - 1893)*
  Margaret Kerr Wilson McDowall (1808 - 1874)
  Janet Galt (1809 - 1901)*
  John Wilson (1811 - 1892)*
  Andrew Wilson (1815 - 1817)*
  Jean Wilson Sloss (1818 - 1904)*
  West Wilson (1820 - 1907)*
  Sarah Wilson McMillan (1822 - 1907)*
  Christina Wilson Dodd (1824 - 1913)*
  Grace Wilson Wilson (1826 - 1918)*
  James Wilson (1827 - 1901)*
*Calculated relationship
Buckingham Cemetery
Tama County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Couple of Gravers
Record added: Dec 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62586960
Margaret Kerr <i>Wilson</i> McDowall
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
Margaret Kerr <i>Wilson</i> McDowall
Added by: Couple of Gravers
Margaret Kerr <i>Wilson</i> McDowall
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Thank you for all you did when my grandfather, James West Wilson, was a little boy after his mother died. I wish I could have known you all then. You are still loved and appreciated.
- Marilyn Harrison
 Added: Oct. 6, 2012

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