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Margaret Johnson

(d. 1858)

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At a Glance

Margaret Johnson, like many Burwell School students, awaits to be discovered.


Margaret Johnson of Orange County, NC appears on a roster of Burwell students, but little is known of her. An obituary notice appeared in the The Hillsborough Recorder [1] on September 15, 1858 and recorded the death of Margaret J. Johnston of Alamance County, NC at the Concord Female College in Statesville, NC in Statesville, NC, USA on September 4, 1858. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the only daughter of her widowed mother [2].

Biographical Data

Important Dates

Margaret died on September 4, 1858.

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Schools Attended


  1. The Hillsborough Recorder was published from 1820 to 1879 by Dennis Heartt. It was a weekly newspaper.
  2. Mary Claire Engstrom. The Book of Burwell Students: Lives of Educated Women in the Antebellum South. (Hillsborough: Hillsborough Historic Commission, 2007).