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Margaret (Mac Gregor) Manchester (1874-1945)
Residence 219 Vinewood Av., Detroit, MI.

Added Jan., 2009.

Woman's Who's who of America, 1914


Born Bay City, Mich., Jan. 30, 1874;

dau. Duncan Gregor and Martha (MacDonald) MacGregor;

ed. Univ. of Mich., Ph.B.;

m. Bay City, Mich., Dec. 27, 1898, William Charles Manchester;

children: Hugh Alexander, Mary Katherine, William Charles Jr., Helen Margaret, Susan Rosannah, Frances.


Clubs: College, Tuesday Musical (associate mem.)

(added Mar., 2014)

Excerpt from Biography of her husband William C. Manchester:

At Bay City, Michigan, December 27, 1899, Mr. Manchester married Miss Margaret MacGregor, who was born and reared in Bay City, a daugher of Duncan and Martha (MacDonald) MacGregor. Mrs. Manchester, who graduated from the University of Michigan in 1896 with the degree Bachelor of Philosphy, is the mother of six children, namely: Hugh A., second who was name in honor of his paternal grandfather; Mary Katherine; William C. Jr.; Helen Margaret; Susan Rosannah; and Francis.

Additional Notes:

    1880 Census: Bay City, Bay, MI.

  • McGregor, Duncan b. 1833, Vermont, engineer in mill.
  • Martha, wife b. 1838, Canada
  • Hellen, daughgter b. 1859, MI, School teacher
  • Mary, daughter b. 1861, MI
  • Margaret, daughter b. 1874, MI
  • Walter, son b. 1876, MI
  • Robert, son b. 1865, MI

    1898 Michigan Marriages: Bay City, Bay, MI

  • Date: Dec. 27, 1898.
  • Groom: Wm. C. Manchester, son of Hugh A. and Rosanna (Squire) Manchester
  • Bride: Margaret K. McGregor, daughter of Duncan and Martha (McDonald) McGregor.

    1910 Census: Detroit, Wayne, MI

  • Manchester, William C. - b. 1874, OH
  • Margaret, wife b. 1874, MI
  • Hugh A., son b. 1900, OH
  • Mary R., dau. - b. 1902, MI
  • William C.. son b. 1903, MI
  • Helen M., dau. - b. 1908, MI
  • Susan R., dau. - b. 1910, MI

    1920 Census: Bloomfield, Oakland, MI

  • Manchester, William C. - b. 1874, OH
  • Margaret, wife b. 1874, MI
  • Mary R., dau. - b. 1902, MI
  • William C.. son b. 1903, MI
  • Helen M., dau. - b. 1908, MI
  • Rosnnah, dau. - b. 1910, MI (Susan)
  • Francis, dau. - b. 1913, MI
  • Laura, dau. - b. 1915, MI

    1945 Michigan Deaths: Ann Arbor, Wastenaw, MI

  • On January 13, 1945, Margaret MacGregor Manchester widow died.

Related Pages/Notes

Mrs. Margaret Manchester

Husband William Manchester

1880 Census:
Father born in Vermont, mother in Canada.

Marriage Record:
Grooms parents - Hugh A. Manchester & Rosanna Squire.
People Referenced
MacDonald, Martha (mother)
MacGregor, Duncan G. (father)
MacGregor, Helen (sis)
MacGregor, Margaret (Subj)
MacGregor, Robert (bro)
MacGregor, Mary (sis)
MacGregor, Walter (bro)
Manchester, Frances (son)
Manchester, Helen M. (dau.)
Manchester, Hugh A. (f-inlaw)
Manchester, Hugh A. (son)
Manchester, Laura (dau.)
Manchester, Mary K. (dau.)
Manchester, Susan R. (dau.)
Manchester, Wm. C. (husband)
Mancheseer, Wm. C. Jr. (son)
Squire, Rosanna (m-inlaw)
Subjects Referenced
Bay City, MI
Bloomfield, MI
Detroit, MI
Oakland Co., MI
Univ. of MI
Wayne Co., MI
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.