Sylvia Matthews

Femaleabout 1884–

Brief Life History of Sylvia

When Sylvia Matthews was born about 1884, in Fillongley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Mathews, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Danks, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Mathews
Elizabeth Danks
Hellen Matthews
James Matthews
Sylvia Matthews
about 1884–
Jane Matthews
John Matthews
Elizabeth Matthews
Henry Matthews
Edith Matthews
Rhoda Matthews

Sources (4)

  • Sylvia Matthews in household of Joseph Matthews, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Silvia Matthews, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Sylvia Matthews in household of Joseph Matthews, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)

about 1884

Age NaN

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 20

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


Age 34

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (Ulster and County Louth): patronymic from the personal name Matthew . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, such as German Matthäus (from the personal name Matthäus, from Latin Matthaeus) and Slovenian Matavž (from an obsolete vernacular form of the personal name Matevž, from Latin Matthaeus). Compare Mathews .

Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Mathghamhna (see McMahon ).

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

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