Margaret Baird Mathie

Brief Life History of Margaret Baird

When Margaret Baird Mathie was born on 26 November 1861, in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Wood Mathie, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Baird, was 35. She died on 29 October 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Wood Mathie
Margaret Baird
John Baird Mathie
Jane Mathie
Mary Gillilan Mathie
Nephi Mathie
Robert Campbell Mathie
William Baird Mathie
John Kinlock Mathie
Margaret Baird Mathie
James Baird Mathie
Samuel Baird Mathie

Sources (5)

  • Margaret Mathie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Mathie, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Margaret Baird Mathie - Pioneer Overland Travel

World Events (2)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

French: from a variant of the personal name Mathieu .

Scottish: habitational name from the former parish of Meathie, now in Inverarity and Methy (Angus).

English and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Mathie, a pet form of the personal name Matthew or Mathias . Compare Mattey and Mathieson .

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

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