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
Catherine Treasurer
Kenneth Matheson
Jane Matheson
David Hogg Matheson
John Nathaniel Matheson
Daniel Matheson
Catherine Ross Matheson
Hugh Matheson
James Matheson
Simon Anderson Matheson
Alexander Matheson
Catherine Ross Matheson
Ellen McKell Matheson

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World Events (6)

Age 2
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
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.

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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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