Josiah Frederick Matta

4 October 1890–1966 (Age 75)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Josiah Frederick

When Josiah Frederick Matta was born on 4 October 1890, his father, Arthur Lewis Matta, was 26 and his mother, Edith Eliza Breach, was 32. He married Mary Pearl Armstrong on 31 May 1920, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada. He lived in South Bersted, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Petham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1966, at the age of 76.

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Josiah Frederick Matta
Mary Pearl Armstrong
Marriage: 31 May 1920

Spouse and Children

31 May 1920
Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Lewis Matta


    Edith Eliza Breach




    Arthur J K Matta


    Arthur J R Matta



    Gladys E D Matta


    Madaline S H Matta


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

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 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 Southern Italian: from a feminine form of Matto .2 Slovak: from the personal name Matúš, Slovak form of Matthew .3 Hindu and Sikh name of unknown meaning, found among people from Sind, Pakistan.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josiah F Matta in household of Arthur L Matta, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Josiah Frederick Matta, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Josiah F Matta in household of Edith E Matta, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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