Matilda Ann Sencabaugh

4 September 1860–6 March 1954 (Age 93)
Guernsey Cove, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Matilda Ann

When Matilda Ann Sencabaugh was born on 4 September 1860, in Guernsey Cove, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada, her father, William Henry Sencabaugh, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Machon, was 31. She married John Philip Horton on 27 February 1883, in Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1911. She died on 6 March 1954, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Philip Horton
1855–1920
Matilda Ann Sencabaugh
1860–1954
Marriage: 27 February 1883
Mary Adelaide Horton
1883–1965
Watson Henry Horton
1885–1959
John Silas Horton
1886–
Thomas Mark Horton
1888–1961
Minnie Florence Horton
1891–
Russell Charles Horton
1896–1964
Jane Rachel Horton
1899–
Lucy Hazel Horton
1902–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1883
Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Sencabaugh

    Male1833–1914Male

    Mary Ann Machon

    Female1829–1889Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1858–1930Male

    Maria Margaret Sencabaugh

    Female1859–1925Female

    Female1860–1954Female

    Frances Charlotte Sencabaugh

    Female1861–1929Female

    Silas David Sencabaugh

    Male1863–1912Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

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

Age 3

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.
1886

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Sensenbach, a topographic name formed with an unexplained first element + Middle High German bach ‘creek’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda Sencabaugh in household of William H. Sencabaugh, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Matilda in entry for John Silas Horton and Florence Stella Hast, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Matilda A Horton in household of John P Horton, "Canada Census, 1911"

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