Person:Margaret Wardwell (1)

Margaret Elizabeth Wardwell
b.28 OCT 1820 Andover, Essex, MA
d.23 JUN 1906 Methuen, Essex, MA
m. 11 Jun 1812
  1. Simon Willard Wardwell1813 - 1899
  2. Thomas George Wardwell1814 - 1900
  3. Stephen Henry Wardwell1816 - 1907
  4. Hiram H. Wardwell1818 - 1906
  5. Margaret Elizabeth Wardwell1820 - 1906
  6. William Henry Wardwell1823 - 1896
  7. Lucy Ann Wardwell1825 - AFT 1910
  8. Hannah Barker Wardwell1827 - 1856
  9. Gilbert Barker Wardwell1829 - 1895
  10. Henrietta Cecelia Wardwell1829 - 1913
  11. Ephraim P. WardwellABT 1830 -
  12. Jeremy Barker Wardwell1831 - 1913
  • HGeorge Barker1819 - 1845
  • WMargaret Elizabeth Wardwell1820 - 1906
m. 6 FEB 1841
m. DEC 1865
Facts and Events
Name Margaret Elizabeth Wardwell
Gender Female
Birth[1] 28 OCT 1820 Andover, Essex, MA
Marriage 6 FEB 1841 Andover, Essex, MAto George Barker
Marriage DEC 1865 Marblehead, Essex, MAto Francis Frye Johnson
Death[2] 23 JUN 1906 Methuen, Essex, MA
Burial[3] Walnut Grove Cemetery, Methuen, MA

Became a member of Andover South Church on 03 May 1857.

Married second her sister Hannah's husband, Frank Johnson, after Hannah's death. Living with mother in Methuen, without her husband, at 1870 census, real estate valued at $2500.

"Mrs. Margaret E. Johnson, widow of the late Frank Johnson, died at the home of her step-daughter, Mrs. Arthur Crosby, in Methuen today, at the advanced age of 85 years, 7 months and 26 days. The deceased had enjoyed fairly good health up to several months ago, but since then she has failed rapidly. The deceased was one of the oldest residents of Methuen, and was highly esteemed. A native of Andover, born there Oct. 28, 1820, she had lived in Methuen the greater part of her long life. Her maiden name was Wardwell. She came to town in early life, and wedded George Barker, a prominent young man, and some years later she became the wife of Frank Johnson, himself a widower, and proved a loving wife and tender mother to the growing children. The funeral will be held at the Crosby home in Methuen Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and internment will be in Walnut Grove cemetery in Methuen." -unknown newspaper in the Andover Historical Society Collection

Died of Exhaustion from Old Age.

  1. Andover, Massachusetts Vital Records.
  2. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Return of A Death 1906, Volume 63, Page 60.

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Return of A Death 1906, Volume 63, Page 60

  3. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Return of A Death 1906, Volume 63, Page 60.