Johann Heinrich Mathys

10 September 1834–26 November 1922 (Age 88)
Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Johann Heinrich

When Johann Heinrich Mathys was born on 10 September 1834, in Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Mathys, was 31 and his mother, Anna Dorothea Meyer, was 33. He married Elizabeth Hubschmeid on 20 May 1862, in Sweetwater, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 26 November 1922, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, 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)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Flemish and Swiss German: from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in France (Nord).English (Sussex): variant of Mathis . This form of the name is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Henry Mathis, son of Hans Heinrich and Marie Dorthea Myers Mathis, was born at Weidekon, Zurich, Switzerland, September 10, 1834. He was the fourth child of six children: viz., Jacob, who died singl …

    Sources (21)

    • Henry Mathis, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Mathis in entry for John Arnold Mathis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • J Heinrich Matthies, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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