William Mather

14 August 1872–6 November 1938 (Age 66)
Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Mather was born on 14 August 1872, in Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Mather, was 43 and his mother, Margaret Catharine Reece, was 36. He married Frances Rantz on 22 February 1894. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Greenwood, Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 6 November 1938, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Mather
1872–1938
Frances Rantz
1876–
Marriage: 22 February 1894
Elizabeth Mather
1895–1991
W Max Mather
1901–
Isabella Mather
1898–1957

Spouse and Children

    Male1872–1938Male

    Frances Rantz

    Female1876–Female

MARRIAGE
22 February 1894
, Columbia, Pennsylvania
children

(3)

    Female1895–1991Female

    Isabella Mather

    Female1898–1957Female

    W Max Mather

    Male1901–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 17

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a mower or reaper of grass or hay, Old English mǣðere. Compare Mead , Mower . Hay was formerly of great importance, not only as feed for animals in winter but also for bedding. 2. in southern Lancashire, where it has long been a common surname, it is probably a relatively late development of Madder ( see Mader ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Mather, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Mather, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Mather, "United States Census, 1920"

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