John Matheny

about 1810–
Tennessee, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

John Matheny
1810–
Lucretia Love
1811–
Ely Lou Matherly
1850–
Aleganie Matherly
1852–
Sealy Matherly
1854–
Johnson Matherly
1857–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1812

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.
1846

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 (possibly Huguenot) origin. According to family tradition, this is a habitational name from a place called Mathenay in the French Alps.

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

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