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Margaret Madison
1640 - 1740
Margaret Madison was born about 1640 in an unknown place and died in an unknown year in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated.

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26 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
32 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
20 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
23 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
30 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
41 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
60 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
80 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
90 1730 Map of US Colonies
92 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
2 1642 England's Civil Wars begin
7 1647 The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
8 1648 King Charles I of England is executed
11 1651 England's Civil Wars end
20 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
26 1666 Great Fire of London
30 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
33 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
49 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
50 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
53 1693 National debt begins in England
58 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
61 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
67 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
75 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends
98 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry

Richard Stringfellow
Born about 1655 and died about 1755
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Mary Taylor Stringfellow
Born in Wake County, North Carolina about 1675 and died somewhere in North Carolina about 1719. She was about 44 years old.

Her father is believed to be Richard Stringfellow [provided by Peacock Family Association of the South]....
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