John Burrows
(Abt 1829-1877)
Martha Downey
(Abt 1830-1912)

Margaret Burrows


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1. Absolom Owen Talbot Jr.

Margaret Burrows 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 8 Nov 1857, Illinois, United States
  • Marriage (1): Absolom Owen Talbot Jr. on 4 Jul 1875
  • Died: 10 Dec 1935, Polk Co., Nebraska, United States at age 78
  • Buried: Polk Cemetery, Polk, Nebraska, United States 5 6

   Another name for Margaret was Maggie Burrows.

  Research Notes:

1880 U.S. census, born in Illinois; parents born in Ireland.

Based on that 1880 information, she is probably the 12-year-old Margaret Burrows who is in the 1870 census in Duncan, Mercer, Illinois with her parents and siblings. If that is the case, her parents were John and Martha Burrows, both born in Ireland.

  Burial Notes:

Talbot, Margaret B., b11-8-1857; d12-10-1935

  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 7 Jun 1870, Duncan, Mercer, Illinois, United States. Burrows John 41 M W Farmer b. Ireland U.S. citizen - Value of real estate owned $2500; value of personal property $975.
Martha 40 F W. Keeping House b. Ireland
Samuel 14 M W. b. Pennsylvania, in school
Margaret 12 F W. b. Illinois, in school
Martha 8 F W. b. Illinois, in school
Jane 6 F W. b. Illinois, in school
Andrew 2 M W. b. Illinois
Sophronia 1/12 F. W. b. Illinois

Census, 1880, Duncan, Mercer, Illinois, United States.

Census, 12 Jun 1900, Pleasant Home Precinct, Polk, Nebraska, United States. Maggie Talbot Wife W F b. Nov 1857 Illinois 42 Married 24 Parents born Ireland

Margaret married Absolom Owen Talbot Jr., son of Absolom Owen Talbot and Gooly Elmus Biddle, on 4 Jul 1875. (Absolom Owen Talbot Jr. was born on 28 Jan 1852 in Washington, Ohio, United States, died on 2 Mar 1925 in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States and was buried on 5 Mar 1925 in Polk Cemetery, Polk, Nebraska, United States 7 8.)


1 Johnson, DeWayne B. and Lorna Wallace Johnson, Johnson/Wallace Family Tree.

2 Personal Documents, DeWayne B. Johnson family documents & photographs.

3 Census, 1880 U.S. Census.


5 Website:,

6, Find A Grave Memorial # 66469820.

7 Website - Genealogy,

8, Find A Grave Memorial # 66469783.

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