Rhoda Marie Langill

22 August 1874–3 December 1955 (Age 81)
River John, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Rhoda Marie

When Rhoda Marie Langill was born on 22 August 1874, in River John, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Ephraim Langille, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Matatall, was 27. She married John Matheson on 10 December 1896, in New Glasgow, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Victoria, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881 and Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. Her occupation is listed as retired house keeper 53 yrs. in this occupation last worked in 1945 in Stellarton, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada. She died on 3 December 1955, in Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

John Matheson
1842–1918
Rhoda Marie Langill
1874–1955
Marriage: 10 December 1896
Lillian Matheson
1895–1981
William MATHESON
1900–
Margaret MATHESON
1902–1992
David MATHESON
1903–1974
Daniel MATHESON
1908–
John Robert Matheson
1911–1920
Harold Matt Matheson
1917–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 December 1896
New Glasgow, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(7)

    Female1895–1981Female

    Male1900–Male

    Margaret MATHESON

    Female1902–1992Female

    David MATHESON

    Male1903–1974Male

    Daniel MATHESON

    Male1908–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1835–Male

    Mary Ann Matatall

    Female1847–1927Female

siblings

(9)

    Catherine Jane Langille

    Female1867–1920Female

    Male1870–1951Male

    Jennifer C Langille

    Female1872–1920Female

    Alonzo Langille

    Male1872–Male

    Female1874–1955Female

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 35

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 47

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 71

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

Variant of French Langille .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rhoda May Langille in household of Ephriam Langille, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Rhoda Matheson in household of John Matheson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Rhoda in entry for Heber Hicks, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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