Margaret Montgomerie

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About Margaret Montgomerie

Margaret "Peggy" Montgomerie married her cousin James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck in November 1769.

She remained faithful to Boswell, despite his frequent liaisons with prostitutes, until her death from tuberculosis in 1789. After his infidelities, he would deliver tearful apologies to her and beg her forgiveness, before again promising her, and himself, that he would reform. James and Margaret had four sons and three daughters. Two sons died in infancy; the other two were Alexander (1775–1822) and James (1778–1822). Their daughters were Veronica (1773–1795), Euphemia (1774-ca. 1834) and Elizabeth, known as 'Betsy', (1780–1814).

She died of Tuberculoses in 1789

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Margaret Montgomerie's Timeline

1769
1769
1773
March 15, 1773
Age 4
probably at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1774
May 20, 1774
Age 5
probably at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1775
October 9, 1775
Age 6
probably at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1776
November 15, 1776
Age 7
probably at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1778
October 16, 1778
Age 9
probably at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1780
June 15, 1780
Age 11
probably at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1789
1789
Age 20