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Descendants of James Matheson
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Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 MATHESON was born June 1800 in Sutherlandshire Scotland, and died
December 22, 1880. He married (1) MARGARET SOUTHERLAND. She was born 1800,
and died 1846 in Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller. He
married (2) MARGARET MCGAN. She was born 1799, and died August 10, 1870.

Notes for JAMES MATHESON:
Came to British America, the Red River Country, in 1821; went to Hanover in
1833 - was a farmer and stock dealer and owned 400 acres

1840 Census I found a James Matheson at Apple River, Jo Daviess Co., Ill of
the right age with a wife of the right age.

1860 Hanover, Il Lives two houses from Frederick C. Muller - granddaughter
4yrs born Wis. Margaret McKensey

1870 Census at Hanover, Ill as a farmer worth $8,000 and personal $3,000 and
two children who are his grandchildren a girl 12 Margaret Mc Kinsey (?) as a
housekeeper and a boy 11 Christopher same last name, both born in
Wisconsin. No one else in the house.

1880 With his daughter-in-law Margaret and her children.

More About JAMES MATHESON:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller

Notes for MARGARET SOUTHERLAND:


More About MARGARET MCGAN:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller

Children of JAMES MATHESON and MARGARET SOUTHERLAND are:
2. i. JOHN E2 MATHESON, b. 1841, Hanover; d. March 28, 1878, Hanover.
ii. GEORGE MATHESON, b. March 14, 1842; d. September 28, 1872.

More About GEORGE MATHESON:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller

iii. ELIZABETH M MATHESON, b. 1845.


Generation No. 2

2. JOHN E2 MATHESON (JAMES1) was born 1841 in Hanover, and died March 28,
1878 in Hanover. He married MARGARET JANE LAW, daughter of WILLIAM LAW and
ELEANOR GILLOGLY. She was born September 12, 1846 in Illinois, and died
January 13, 1915.

Notes for JOHN E MATHESON:
1860 Census Hanover, Ill with Father and stepmother. Father states that
John was born in Illinois.

1870 Census Hanover, Ill He states that he was born in Illinois - not
Canadian as his daughter states
He is listed as a farmer worth $8,800/2,000.

1900 Hanover - widow Margaret lives with her son James next door to Widow
Augusta Miller

More About JOHN E MATHESON:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller

Notes for MARGARET JANE LAW:

1880 Census Hanover, Jo Daviess, Il - Listed as a widow Living with four of
her children and her Father-In-Law - James from Scotland

More About MARGARET JANE LAW:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller

Children of JOHN MATHESON and MARGARET LAW are:
3. i. GEORGIANNA3 MATHESON, b. August 05, 1868; d. January 17, 1944.
4. ii. MARGARET ELLEN MATHESON.
iii. CORA MATHESON, m. MR. MACE.
iv. JAMES A. MATHESON.
v. JOHN E. MATHESON.


Generation No. 3

3. GEORGIANNA3 MATHESON (JOHN E2, JAMES1) was born August 05, 1868, and
died January 17, 1944. She married CHARLES EDWARD MILLER February 22, 1888,
son of FREDERICK MILLER and JANE HATFIELD. He was born January 06, 1860 in
Washington Township, Il, and died January 21, 1934 in Savanna, Il.

Notes for GEORGIANNA MATHESON:
As young girl moved with her parents to a farm near Mount Carroll, Ill from
Weston, Ill - Per Terry J Miller

Taught school several years prior to marriage.

From 1920 Census Washington Township, Carroll Co., Il - She states that her
father from Canada and spoke Scotchish

More About GEORGIANNA MATHESON:
Burial: Savanna, II - "Who Was Who" Terry J MIller

Notes for CHARLES EDWARD MILLER:
He was one of the organizers of the Carroll County Fair Association and was
a director for years. He lived on the Miller farm for more than 70 years.
He was the Washington township assessor and supervisor. He died on Sunday
evening at his daughter Elsie Winston's home of angina pectoris and had been
ill for four months.

He had completed his studies at Northern Illinois College at Fulton. His
specialty was Hereford cattle and high-grade stock on his 500 acres in
section 21, Washington Township - now part of the Mississippi Palisade State
Park.

On the 1870 Census Charles and his brother lived with their mother and her
half brother John in Washington Township.

On the 1880 Census both brothers lived with their mother's brother Edward
who was a widower and his two daughter.

1900 and 1910 Census in Washington Township

1920 Census lives next door to William D. Graves family and has a female
servant and a male boarder a Charles Lister.

1930 Census his wife and son George living with him in Washington Twnsp.



Children of GEORGIANNA MATHESON and CHARLES MILLER are:
i. ELSIE BELLE4 MILLER, b. December 07, 1888; m. MR. WINSTON.
5. ii. FREDERICK M MILLER, b. September 10, 1890, Washington Township, Il;
d. January 1963, Illinois.
6. iii. FLORENCE MILLER, b. November 20, 1895.
iv. CHARLES E MILLER, b. November 21, 1898.
v. LLOYD MILLER, b. November 24, 1903.
vi. GEORGE MILLER, b. November 28, 1909.


4. MARGARET ELLEN3 MATHESON (JOHN E2, JAMES1) She married THOMAS LUNDY.
He died 1902.

Children of MARGARET MATHESON and THOMAS LUNDY are:
i. GEORGE4 LUNDY.
ii. THOMAS LUNDY.
iii. WILLIAM LUNDY.
iv. JOHN LEO LUNDY.
v. HUGH LUNDY.


Generation No. 4

5. FREDERICK M4 MILLER (GEORGIANNA3 MATHESON, JOHN E2, JAMES1) was born
September 10, 1890 in Washington Township, Il, and died January 1963 in
Illinois. He married FLORENCE GRAVES Abt. 1920, daughter of WILLIAM GRAVES
and EMMA METZ. She was born August 28, 1895 in Savanna, Il, and died July
1983 in Lanark.

Notes for FREDERICK M MILLER:
on the 1930 census was in Washington Township, Carroll Co., Il - lives right
next door to Florence Graves

WW1 at Tallaferro Fields, Hicks, Texas
Enlisted as a private # 1106059 on 12/15/1917 at Chicago, Il. He was 27
with blue eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion and 5'9 and not yet married. He
had an honorable discharge from the flying school detachment air service
aeronautics on 1/3/1919. He had no practise in marksmanship or gunner nor
did he mount a horse. He had no battles, engagements, skirmishes,
expeditions or wounds. His character was excellant. He was at the flying
school from 2/24/1918 to date of discharge.

Notes for FLORENCE GRAVES:
Taught in a one room school - 1918-1919 Lost Mound School
Per "Hanover" by Terry J. Miller

Graduated Savanna High School, Attended Teachers' Colleges

Children of FREDERICK MILLER and FLORENCE GRAVES are:
7. i. EDWIN A5 MILLER.
8. ii. GERALD W MILLER.
9. iii. JO ANN MILLER.
10. iv. LUCILLE E MILLER, b. Abt. 1921.
11. v. DORIS MILLER, b. Abt. 1923.
vi. MELVIN MILLER, b. Abt. 1924.

Notes for MELVIN MILLER:
Pvt. Co. C, 78th Medic Bon. Overseas duty Nov 6, 1944 In England, Germany,
France, Czechoslovkia: 1943 to 1945 US Army

12. vii. MERLE FRANCES MILLER, b. January 17, 1925, Washington Township, Il.
viii. DONALD WILLIAM MILLER, b. Abt. 1929.
13. ix. GENE MILLER.
x. HERBERT STANLEY MILLER.


6. FLORENCE4 MILLER (GEORGIANNA3 MATHESON, JOHN E2, JAMES1) was born
November 20, 1895. She married JESSE MC INTYRE. He was born 1891.

Notes for JESSE MC INTYRE:
1930 Census live Washington Township two houses away from her father Charles
E. Miller and his mother Margaret lives with them

Children of FLORENCE MILLER and JESSE MC INTYRE are:
i. DANIEL5 MC INTYRE, b. 1927.
ii. ROBERT A. MC INTYRE, b. 1929.