Catherine Treasurer

22 September 1804–4 January 1896 (Age 91)
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Treasurer was born on 22 September 1804, in Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Kenneth Treasurer, was 42 and her mother, Mary Bain, was 26. She married Daniel Matheson on 20 November 1823, in Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 January 1896, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Matheson
Catherine Treasurer
Marriage: 20 November 1823
Kenneth Matheson
Jane Matheson
David Hogg Matheson
John Nathaniel Matheson
Daniel Matheson
Catherine Ross Matheson
Hugh Matheson
James Matheson
Simon Anderson Matheson
Alexander Matheson
Catherine Ross Matheson
Ellen McKell Matheson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1823Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1811 · The Tron Riot
    Age 7
    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
    Age 26
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): nickname from Middle English tresor ‘treasure, wealth, riches’ (Old French trésor, from Latin thesaurus ‘hoard’), for a treasurer or person in charge of financial administration, or as an affectionate nickname for a loved or valued person. This surname is also found in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Catharine Matheson in household of Daniel Matheson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Katherine in entry for Alexander Mathison and Julia A Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Catherine Treasurer in entry for John N. Matheson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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