When Sarah Matkin was born in 1791, in Burton upon Trent St Modwen, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Matkin, was 35 and her mother, Anne Pipes, was 30. She married Charles Chambers on 26 December 1814. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.
English (Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Matkin, a pet form of Mat (a diminutive of Matthew , see Matt ) + the suffix -kin.
History: The earliest known bearer of this name in North American is Theodore Matkyn, mentioned in the 1702 will of Alice Kennerly, a Quaker, residing in Dorchester County, MD.