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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Family Time Line

Robert Wood Mathie
1822–1900
Margaret Baird
1826–1899
John Baird Mathie
1845–1846
Jane Mathie
1847–1848
Mary Gillilan Mathie
1849–1926
Nephi Mathie
1851–1851
Robert Campbell Mathie
1853–1859
William Baird Mathie
1856–1916
John Kinlock Mathie
1859–1860
Margaret Baird Mathie
1861–1863
James Baird Mathie
1864–1940
Samuel Baird Mathie
1869–1940

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)

1863

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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