Caroline Abbey Small

20 September 1858–30 December 1922 (Age 64)
Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Caroline Abbey

When Caroline Abbey Small was born on 20 September 1858, in Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Small, was 23 and her mother, Jean Ann Lorimer, was 31. She married Robert Angus Bain Matheson in 1878. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 30 December 1922, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Angus Bain Matheson
Caroline Abbey Small
Marriage: 1878
Daniel Matheson
Orson Pratt Matheson
Andrew MacFarlane Matheson
Robert Angus Bain Matheson
James Small Matheson
Jean Matheson
Donald B Matheson
Caroline Ebby Matheson

Spouse and Children



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Small


    Jean Ann Lorimer




World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 10

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal ‘thin’, ‘narrow’.2 Translation of equivalents in other European languages, such as German Klein and Schmal , French Petit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Matheson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Caroline Matheson in household of Robert Matheson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Caroline Sundle in entry for Edward E Hale, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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