Andrew Wray Mathieson

11 June 1928–10 February 2001 (Age 72)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Andrew Wray

When Andrew Wray Mathieson was born on 11 June 1928, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Andrew Russell Mathieson, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Anne Wray, was 27. He married Helen Elizabeth Fricke on 14 November 1953, in Overbrook, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 10 February 2001, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72.

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Andrew Wray Mathieson
Helen Elizabeth Fricke
Marriage: 14 November 1953

Spouse and Children

14 November 1953
Overbrook, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Russell Mathieson





World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 20

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .2 Scandinavian: patronymic from the personal name Mathies ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew W Mathieson in household of Andrew R Mathieson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew Wray Mathieson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Andrew W Mathieson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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