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 Margaret <I>Wardlaw</I> Devlin

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Margaret Wardlaw Devlin

Margaret Wardlaw, daughter of John Wardlaw Jr. and the former Miss Jane Bowman,was born in 1785 in Abbeville, South Carolina. Her father and grandfather both fought at the revolution Battle of Musgrove's Mill near Cross Anchor, South Carolina; a major turning point in the southern states.

Margaret Wardlaw married James J. Devlin, son of James Devlin, Esq. and the former Miss Margaret Ann Gray.; with whom she had ten children, fours sons and six daughters:
John L Devlin 1802–1804
Jane Margaret "Peggy" Devlin Tittle 1805–1844
Sarah Wardlaw Devlin 1808–1879
Elizabeth Devlin Mealey 1812–
James Madison Devlin 1812–1878
John Lewis Devlin 1817–1875
Martha Devlin Purdy 1819–1885
William Boggs Devlin 1820–1848
Amanda Caroline Devlin Mealey 1825–
Mary Ann Devlin McCartney 1826–1868

Margaret Wardlaw Devlin departed this life on the 25th of June 1844 at the age of 59 years old. She was buried in the churchyard cemetery at Cedar Springs near her son, John, who preceded her in death.

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to the memory
wife of
Col. James Devlin
June 25th 1844

Gravesite Details This tombstone has fallen over is gradually becoming in-earthed by the surrounding turf.





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 83782053
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Wardlaw Devlin (1785–25 Jun 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83782053, citing Cedar Springs A.R.P. Church Cemetery, Cedar Springs, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by GMG (contributor 47391530) .