Mathias Fague

1813–1872 (Age 59)
Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mathias

When Mathias Fague was born on 27 April 1813, in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Fague, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Ruth Corson, was 36. He married Ann Derr in 1839, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wolf Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Muncy Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 26 November 1872, at the age of 59, and was buried in Lot, France.

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Mathias Fague
Ann Derr
Marriage: 1839
Sarah Jane Fague
George W Fague
Emeline Fague
Clara Fague
John Harvey Fague
Ella Fague
James Pearson Fague
William Monse Fague

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Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Restoration and constitutional monarchy (Louis XVIII, Charles X). Revolution of 1830. Reign of Louis-Philippe. Economic prosperity. Rapid development of industrialization. First railways. First colonies established.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French dague ‘dagger’, applied as a nickname for someone who carried a dagger or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of daggers.

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

Sources (1)

  • Matthias Fague, "United States Census, 1850"

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