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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John Philip Horton
Matilda Ann Sencabaugh
Marriage: 27 February 1883
Mary Adelaide Horton
Watson Henry Horton
John Silas Horton
Thomas Mark Horton
Minnie Florence Horton
Russell Charles Horton
Jane Rachel Horton
Lucy Hazel Horton

Spouse and Children

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


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Sencabaugh


    Mary Ann Machon





    Maria Margaret Sencabaugh



    Frances Charlotte Sencabaugh


    Silas David Sencabaugh


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


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.

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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