James Henry Thomas Mathias

1866–1940 (Age 74)
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of James Henry Thomas

When James Henry Thomas Mathias was born on 4 April 1866, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Henery Mathias, was 21 and his mother, Rachael Thomas, was 23. He married Eveline Jones on 7 April 1896, in Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 16 November 1940, in Radyr, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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James Henry Thomas Mathias
Eveline Jones
Marriage: 7 April 1896
Dorothy Mathias
Frederick William Mathias
Mary G Mathias
Patrick Richard Mathias
Rachel Sarah Mathias

Spouse & Children

7 April 1896
Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


  • Dorothy Mathias


  • Frederick William Mathias


  • Mary G Mathias


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  • Rachel Sarah Mathias


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 1

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 24

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Name Meaning

1 French, Dutch: from the personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).2 Spanish and Portuguese: variant spelling of Matias .3 Welsh: a late surname formation from the Biblical personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: James Henry Thomas Mathias - Individual or family possessions: birth: 4 April 1866; Pont-y-Pridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

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