Hopkin Mathews

13 July 1823–17 July 1903 (Age 80)
Tre-Boeth, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hopkin

When Hopkin Mathews was born on 13 July 1823, in Tre-Boeth, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Mathews, was 29 and his mother, Mary Peregrin Or Perkins, was 31. He married Margaret Morris on 17 June 1844, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Providence Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 17 July 1903, in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Providence City Cemetery, Providence, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hopkin Mathews
1823–1903
Margaret Morris
1821–1882
Marriage: 17 June 1844
Elizabeth Mathews
1845–1916
Mary Mathews
1847–1931
Margaret Mathews
1849–1926
Joan Mathews
1851–1925
Emily Mathews
1853–1854
Alma Morris Mathews
1855–1918
Hopkin John Mathews
1858–1924
David Richard Mathews
1858–1927
Sarah Jane Matthews
1861–1920
Annie Maria Matthews
1861–1931
Louisa Jane Mathews
1863–1931
Susannah Mathews
1866–1866
Joseph Moroni Mathews
1867–1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1844Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830
    Age 7
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1846
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Mathew ; a variant of Matthews . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages.History: Among the earliest bearers of the name in North America was Samuel Mathews (c. 1600–c. 1657), who came to VA from London c. 1618. He established a plantation at the mouth of the Warwick River, which was at first called Mathews Manor; later its name was changed to Denbigh. He was one of the most powerful and influential men in the early affairs of the colony. He (or possibly his son, who bore the same name) was governor of the colony from 1657 until his death in 1660.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Mathew

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF HOPKIN MATHEWS

    Hopkin Mathews was born 13 July 1823 in Treboth, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales to David and Mary Peregrin Mathews.  He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 19 March 18 …

    Sources (55)

    • Hopkins Mathews, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hopkin Matthews, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hopkin Mathews in entry for Eliabeth Mathews Campbell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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