Augustus Thomas Mathew

before 25 October 1859–
Western Cape, South Africa

The Life of Augustus Thomas

When Augustus Thomas Mathew was born before 25 October 1859, in Western Cape, South Africa, his father, Dr Thomas Philip Ogden Mathew, was 30 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Earle, was 28. He married Ida McMaster on 25 November 1884, in South Africa.

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Augustus Thomas Mathew
Ida McMaster
Marriage: 25 November 1884

Spouse and Children

25 November 1884
South Africa

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 8

Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.

Age 13

Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.

Age 38

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Indian (southern states): variant spelling of Matthew . It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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

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Augustus Thomas Mathew (25 October 1859 – )

Augustus Thomas Mathew was born about 1869 in South Africa. He has reference number 1.5.5. Augustus Thomas Mathew and Ida McMaster were married about 1892 in South Africa. Ida McMaster was born abo …

Sources (3)

  • Augustus Thomas Mather, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
  • Augustus Thomas, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004"
  • family record

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