Charles Jairus Mather

22 October 1847–28 March 1884 (Age 36)
Newport, Newport, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Charles Jairus

When Charles Jairus Mather was born on 22 October 1847, his father, Jairus Mather, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Jones, was 28. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1875. He died on 28 March 1884, at the age of 36, and was buried in Newport, Newport, Herkimer, New York, United States.

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Jairus Mather
Eliza Jones
Albert Barnes Mather
Charles Jairus Mather
Maria Laura Mather
Frederick Dresser Mather

Parents and Siblings

    Jairus Mather


    Eliza Jones




World Events (6)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a mower or reaper of grass or hay, Old English mǣðere. Compare Mead , Mower . Hay was formerly of great importance, not only as feed for animals in winter but also for bedding. 2. in southern Lancashire, where it has long been a common surname, it is probably a relatively late development of Madder ( see Mader ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • C J Mather in household of Jairns Mather, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Charles J Mather in household of Jarius Mather, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles J Mather in household of James Mather, "United States Census, 1860"

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