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Matherne Surname History



Early Origins of the Matherne family


The surname Matherne was first found in Kincardineshire (Gaelic: A' Mhaoirne), a former county on the northeast coast of the Grampian region of Scotland, and part of the Aberdeenshire Council Area since 1996, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Matherne family


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Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1666, 1596, 1669, 1631, 1697, 1639, 1723, 1663, 1728 and are included under the topic Early Matherne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Matherne Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Mather, Maider, Maddir, Mador, Madeer, Mathers and many more.

Early Notables of the Matherne family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the Clan at this time was Sir Richard Maddir; Richard Mather (1596-1669), a Puritan clergyman in colonial Boston, Massachusetts; and his son, Nathaniel Mather (1631-1697), and English-born Independent minister from Much Woolton, Lancashire; Increase Mather (1639-1723), a Puritan minister who was involved with the government of the Massachusetts Bay...
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Migration of the Matherne family to Ireland


Some of the Matherne family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Matherne family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Matherne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Leon Matherne, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • Guy Matherne, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Matherne (post 1700)


  • C. J. Matherne, American trainer of Crimson Ruler in the 1974 Kentucky Derby
  • Wayne Jude Matherne (b. 1949), American retired Canadian football player for the BC Lions and Edmonton Eskimos (1971-1976); he won the Grey Cup with Edmonton in 1975
  • Beverly Matherne (b. 1946), American writer and poet

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