Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1850, Brasher, St. Lawrence County, New York. 113 The William (40) and Margaret (37) Wait family is living in Brasher in 1850. David (15) is the oldest living with them. He was born in NY.
• Iowa State Census, 1856, Winneshiek County, Iowa. 114 William, Margaret and their 10 children are living in Winneshiek in 1856. William had been living there for 4 years.
Margaret married William E. Wait, son of Willett Wait and Belinda Scott, circa 1829 in Brasher, NY. (William E. Wait was born on 29 Sep 1810 in Isle La Motte, Vt. and died in Nashua, Iowa.)