James Francis McMath

24 October 1851–29 September 1910 (Age 58)
Amherst Island, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James Francis

When James Francis McMath was born on 24 October 1851, in Amherst Island, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, his father, James McMath, was 36 and his mother, Jane Clark, was 26. He married Mary Margaret Speers on 15 March 1876, in Amherst Island, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 September 1910, in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 58.

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James Francis McMath
Mary Margaret Speers
Marriage: 15 March 1876
William James McMath
Mary Jane Evangeline McMath
Herman McMath
Ida Elizabeth McMath
Minnie Maude McMath
Annie Matilda McMath
Joseph Harry McMath

Spouse and Children

15 March 1876
Amherst Island, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James McMath


    Jane Clark




    Margaret McMath


    Sarah Ann McMath


    Hugh McMath



    Agnes Jane McMath


+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 16

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 18

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 32

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Matha, a patronymic from a Scottish Gaelic form of Matthew .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James F McMath, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James Mcmath, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Jas Mcmath in entry for Harvey Mcdonald and Ida Mcmath, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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