Daniel Matheson

15 July 1804–22 March 1884 (Age 79)
Kincardine, Ross-shire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel Matheson was born on 15 July 1804, in Kincardine, Ross-shire, Scotland, his father, Alexander Matheson, was 24 and his mother, Catherine Ross McAndrew, was 32. He married Catherine Treasurer on 20 November 1823, in Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 22 March 1884, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (20)

Do you know Daniel? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

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
  • Children


    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +4 More Children

    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.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Matthew .Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mathghamhna, Mac Mathghamhuin, abbreviated to Mac Mhathain ‘son of Mathghamhain’, a personal name literally meaning ‘good calf’, a kenning for ‘bear’. Compare Irish McMahon , Mahoney .History: In Scotland, this is the name of a Highland clan associated with the area around Lochalsh.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    History pg.2 of 3

    History page 2 of 3

    Sources (34)

    • Daniel Matheson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Daniel Mathison in entry for Alexander Mathison and Julia A Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Daniel Matheson in entry for David Matheson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.