Matthias Simcock

Male1742–20 June 1784

Brief Life History of Matthias

When Matthias Simcock was born in 1742, in Long Island City, Queens, New York, 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
Anne Whitson
Marriage: 20 June 1764
Elizabeth Simcock
Joseph Simcock
Sarah Simcock
Mary Simcock
Hepzibah Simcock

Sources (16)

  • Matthias Simcock in entry for Hephzibah Simcock, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Simcock Simcock in entry for Elizabeth Simcock, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Anderson's Tavern

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  • Marriage
    20 June 1764Buckingham Monthly Meeting, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (2)


    Age 34

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


    Age 34

    New York is the 11th state.

    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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