Matthias Simcock

1742–20 June 1784 (Age 42)
Long Island City, Queens, New York, United States

The Life 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 Buck, Drumore Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. 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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Family Time Line

Matthias Simcock
1742–1784
Anne Whitson
1748–1798
Marriage: 20 June 1764
Elizabeth Simcock
1766–
Joseph Simcock
1773–1802
Sarah Simcock
1775–
Mary Simcock
1769–
Hepzibah Simcock
1780–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1764
Buck, Drumore Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    Elizabeth Simcock

    Female1766–Female

    Mary Simcock

    Female1769–Female

    Joseph Simcock

    Male1773–1802Male

    Sarah Simcock

    Female1775–Female

    Hepzibah Simcock

    Female1780–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Simcock

    Male1711–1748Male

    Female1722–1770Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1742–1784Male

    Sarah Simcock

    Female1744–1773Female

    Female1746–1827Female

    Jane Armitage

    Female1754–Female

    Sarah Armitage

    Female1756–Female

World Events (2)

1776

Age 34

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 34

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

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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