Matthias Simcock

Brief Life History of Matthias

When Matthias Simcock was born in 1742, in Lower Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Simcock, was 31 and his mother, Mary Harvey, was 20. He married Anne Whitson on 20 June 1764, in Buckingham Monthly Meeting, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 20 June 1784, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 42.

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Matthias Simcock
1742–1784
Anne Whitson
1748–1798
Marriage: 20 June 1764
Elizabeth Simcock
1766–
Joseph Simcock
1771–1800
Sarah Simcock
1775–
Mary Simcock
1769–
Hepzibah Simcock
1780–

Sources (18)

  • Mathias Simcock, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Matthias Simcock in entry for Hephzibah Simcock, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Matthias Simcock, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

World Events (2)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northwest): from the Middle English personal name Simcock ‘young Simon’, a compound of Sim(m) or Sime (see Sim ) + the diminutive suffix -cock.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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