Simon Anderson Matheson

11 March 1841–1864 (Age 22)
Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Simon Anderson

When Simon Anderson Matheson was born on 11 March 1841, in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Matheson, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Treasurer, was 36. He died in 1864, in Utah, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Matheson
1804–1884
Catherine Treasurer
1804–1896
Kenneth Matheson
1826–1844
Jane Matheson
1839–1839
Matheson
1828–1828
David Hogg Matheson
1828–1908
John Nathaniel Matheson
1830–1911
Daniel Matheson
1833–1913
Catherine Ross Matheson
1836–1836
Hugh Matheson
1837–1837
James Matheson
1839–1839
Simon Anderson Matheson
1841–1864
Alexander Matheson
1843–1932
Catherine Ross Matheson
1845–1928
Ellen McKell Matheson
1848–1887

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World Events (6)

1843
Age 2
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1846
Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
Age 13
Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Matthew .Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mathghamhna, Mac Mathghamhuin, abbreviated to Mac Mhathain ‘son of Mathghamhain’, a personal name literally meaning ‘good calf’, a kenning for ‘bear’. Compare Irish McMahon , Mahoney .History: In Scotland, this is the name of a Highland clan associated with the area around Lochalsh.

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

Possible Related Names

Matthew

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Sources (3)

  • 1851 Scotland Census for Daniel Matheson Family - part 1
  • 1841 Scotland Census for Daniel Matheson Family
  • Symon Anderson Matheson, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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