Mabel Matkin


Brief Life History of Mabel

When Mabel Matkin was born in 1892, in Overseal, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Matkin, was 31 and her mother, Lizzie White, was 33. She married Harold Southerd in 1917, in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1971, in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Harold Southerd
Mabel Matkin
Marriage: 1917
Elvin Southerd
Kathleen Southerd

Sources (5)

  • Mabel Matkin in household of Alfred Matkin, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Mabel Matkin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Frank Matkin, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1917Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 12

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 16

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 22

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English (Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Matkin, a pet form of Mat (a diminutive of Matthew , see Matt ) + the suffix -kin.

    History: The earliest known bearer of this name in North American is Theodore Matkyn, mentioned in the 1702 will of Alice Kennerly, a Quaker, residing in Dorchester County, MD.

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

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