Matilda Ellen Picton

25 May 1858–6 February 1893 (Age 34)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda Ellen

When Matilda Ellen Picton was born on 25 May 1858, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, James Picton, was 33 and her mother, Jane Phillips, was 36. She married George Teasdale on 5 December 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 6 February 1893, in Colonia Díaz, Ascensión, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 34, and was buried in Colonia Díaz, Ascensión, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

George Teasdale
Matilda Ellen Picton
Marriage: 5 December 1877
William Russell Picton Teasdale
James Picton Teasdale

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 10
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Picton in Cheshire, in Flintshire, or in North Yorkshire. The places are named from an Old English personal name Pīca + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

    Sources (10)

    • Ellen Matelda Teasdale in household of George Teasdale, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Matildia L Picton in entry for Jame P Teasdale and Willeta A Swinney, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Matilda Pickton in entry for Russell Pickton Teasdale, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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