James Matthew Annand

5 March 1843–14 September 1928 (Age 85)
Lochee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James Matthew

James Matthew Annand was born on 5 March 1843, in Lochee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of David Annal and Elisabeth Mathew. He married Sarah Murray on 15 March 1888, in Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 September 1928, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 85, and was buried in Andersons Bay, Otago, New Zealand.

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James Matthew Annand
Sarah Murray
Marriage: 15 March 1888
Isabella Esplin Annand

Spouse and Children

15 March 1888


    Isabella Esplin Annand


Parents and Siblings

    David Annal


    Elisabeth Mathew




World Events (8)


Age 2

The New Zealand Wars, also referred to as the Land Wars. Maori put up resistance to British colonial rule.
1846 · The First Constitution Act

Age 3

The New Zealand Constitution Act was passed to grant self-government of the Colony of New Zealand, but it was never fully implemented. This act was a part of the New Zealand constitution until it was repealed in 1852 with a updated New Zealand Constitution Act. 
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 25

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Annan . In the Middle Ages, the place name and surname were most often recorded as Anand or Anant. The final d or t is a common feature of early Scottish spelling. Compare Donald, from Donall.2 English: from Anand, an East Anglian personal name, from Scandinavian Anund, recorded in Domesday Book and elsewhere.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Annand in entry for Isabella Esplin Annand, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • James Annan in the 1851 Scotland Census
  • James Annand in the 1861 Scotland Census

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