Alma Morris Mathews

21 December 1855–22 March 1918 (Age 62)
Cwmbach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alma Morris

When Alma Morris Mathews was born on 21 December 1855, in Cwmbach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Hopkin Mathews, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Morris, was 34. He married Karen Sophia Carrie Poulsen on 11 October 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 22 March 1918, in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Morris Mathews
Karen Sophia Carrie Poulsen
Marriage: 11 October 1880
Alma Mahonri Mathews
Kate Mathews
Margaret Loretta Mathews
Newell Morris Mathews
Hazen Poulsen Mathews

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 17
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Mathew ; a variant of Matthews . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages.History: Among the earliest bearers of the name in North America was Samuel Mathews (c. 1600–c. 1657), who came to VA from London c. 1618. He established a plantation at the mouth of the Warwick River, which was at first called Mathews Manor; later its name was changed to Denbigh. He was one of the most powerful and influential men in the early affairs of the colony. He (or possibly his son, who bore the same name) was governor of the colony from 1657 until his death in 1660.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Alma Mathews in household of Hopkins Mathews, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alma Matthews in entry for Hazen P Matthews and Alice Leone Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Alma Morris Mathews in entry for Alma M. Mathews, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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