Matthew McCune

Male23 July 1811–27 October 1889

Brief Life History of Matthew

When Matthew McCune was born on 23 July 1811, in Ramsey, Isle of Man, his father, Robert McCune, was 27 and his mother, Lucy Jane Fleming, was 16. He married Sarah Elizabeth Caroline Scott on 11 April 1835, in London, Middlesex, England. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1857 and lived in World in 1930. He registered for military service in 1835. In 1857, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as baker, gunner of artillery, bombardier of artillery, corporal of artillery, and sergeant of the bengal artillery. in India. He died on 27 October 1889, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew McCune
Sarah Elizabeth Caroline Scott
Marriage: 11 April 1835
Alexander John McCune
Agnes Jane McCune
Henry Frederick McCune
Alfred Robert McCune
William Thomas McCune
George McCune
Alfred William McCune Sr
Edward James F. McCune

Sources (140)

  • Matthew McCune in entry for Agnes Jane McCune, "United Kingdom, British India Office, Births and Baptisms, 1712-1965"
  • Matthew McCune in household of Walter McCune, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • M McCune in entry for D B McCune and Carrie Vandenhugt, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1835London, Middlesex, England
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

    Age 10

    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 21

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of McEwen 1.

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

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    George Halliday's LDS Mission to Bristol, South, Wiltshire, Lands End, England and Dublin and Belfast, Ireland Conferences from 1860-1864

    [Notes on LDS Missions that George Halliday presided over in England and Ireland, 1860-1864.] [Prior to leaving on an LDS Mission to England in 1860, Elder George Halliday spoke during an LDS General …

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