Daniel Preston Mathis

1830–1864 (Age 34)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Daniel Preston

When Daniel Preston Mathis was born in 1830, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Preston Mathis, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Brown, was 37. He married Mary Hester on 5 March 1850, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 19 January 1864, in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 34.

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Daniel Preston Mathis
Mary Hester
Marriage: 5 March 1850
John Allen Mathis
George Washington Mathis
Louis Napoleon Mathis
Mary Ann Mathis

Spouse and Children

5 March 1850
Trigg, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 0

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 16

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Preston Mathis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • D P Mathews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Press Mathis in entry for George W. Mathis, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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