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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Family Time Line

James Francis McMath
1851–1910
Mary Margaret Speers
1851–1907
Marriage: 15 March 1876
William James McMath
1877–1933
Mary Jane Evangeline McMath
1879–1961
Herman McMath
1880–1950
Ida Elizabeth McMath
1882–1980
Minnie Maude McMath
1885–1961
Annie Matilda McMath
1888–1951
Joseph Harry McMath
1891–

Spouse and Children

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

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    James McMath

    Male1815–1892Male

    Jane Clark

    Female1825–1906Female

siblings

(12)

    Margaret McMath

    Female1844–Female

    Sarah Ann McMath

    Female1845–1872Female

    Hugh McMath

    Male1848–1916Male

    Male1851–1910Male

    Agnes Jane McMath

    Female1852–1901Female

+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.
1869

Age 18

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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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