Matthew Pigman Villars

Male1770–1848

Brief Life History of Matthew Pigman

When Matthew Pigman Villars was born in 1770, in Jefferson Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jacques Villars Jr., was 36 and his mother, Mary Dakin, was 27. He married Margaret Ewarts in 1795, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1848, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Pigman Villars
1770–1848
Margaret Ewarts
1774–1852
Marriage: 1795
James Villars
1795–
Mary Villars
1800–
Matilda Villers
1811–
John Villars
1797–
Ewart Villars
1799–
Elizabeth Villars
1801–1885
Mahala Villars
1807–1850
Nancy Ann Villars
1808–1865
Matthew Villers
1813–1860

Sources (1)

  • Mathew Villars in entry for Thomas Dawson and Matilda Villars, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1795Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 6

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

    1776

    Age 6

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

    Age 21

    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Henri.

    French: habitational name from any of various places called Villars, from Late Latin villare ‘(part of an) outlying farm, dependent settlement’, a derivative of Latin villa ‘country house, estate’ (later used of a group of houses forming a settlement).

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

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