Elizabeth Hubschmeid

30 October 1839–29 August 1888 (Age 48)
Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hubschmeid was born on 30 October 1839, in Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Hans Georg Hubschmidt, was 44 and her mother, Elisabeth Stehli, was 45. She married Johann Heinrich Mathys on 20 May 1862, in Sweetwater, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 29 August 1888, in New Harmony, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in New Harmony, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Heinrich Mathys
Elizabeth Hubschmeid
Marriage: 20 May 1862
George Henry Mathis
Louise Mathis
Mary Elizabeth Mathis
Louise Christina Mathis
James Samuel Mathis
John Arnold Mathis
Albert Ferdinand Mathis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1862Sweetwater, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 9
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    The usual spelling of Elisabeth in English. It is recorded in the medieval period, but was made popular by being borne by Queen Elizabeth I of England ( 1533–1603 ). In the 20th century it again became extremely fashionable, partly because it was the name of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon ( 1900–2002 ), who in 1936 became Queen Elizabeth as the wife of King George VI, and after his death in 1952 achieved great public affection as Queen Mother for nearly half a century. Even more influentially, it is the name of her daughter Queen Elizabeth II ( b. 1926 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • Elizabeth Mathis in household of Henry Mathis, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elezabeth Hubb Smith in entry for John Arnold Mathis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Hubsmith in entry for James Samuel Mathis, "Utah, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 1847-1868"

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