John Matheny

about 1810–
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Matheny was born about 1810, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Sims Matheny, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Cooke, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Lucretia Love.

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John Matheny
Lucretia Love
Ely Lou Matherly
Aleganie Matherly
Sealy Matherly
Johnson Matherly

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World Events (8)

Age 2
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 25
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
Age 36
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (of French Huguenot origin): altered form of French Mathenay, a habitational name from a place called Mathenay in Jura (Franche-Comté). This surname is very rare in Britain, while the surname Mathenay has already died out in France.History: Daniel Matheny came to MD from London in the latter half of the 17th century. — This surname is listed along with its original form Mathenay in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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