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Samuel Matkin

Birthplace: West Leigh, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Cardston, Division No. 3, Alberta, Canada
Place of Burial: Cardston, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Matkin and Esther Duce
Husband of Sarah Ann Matkin; Permelia Julia Matkin; Mary Ann Edwards and Sena Georgena Matkin
Father of Henry Wilkes Matkin; Sarah Elisabeth Sorenson; Thomas William Matkin; Benjamin Matkin; Samuel Matkin and 13 others
Brother of Joseph Matkin

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About Samuel Matkin

Samuel Matkin was born August 19,1850 at West Leigh,Lancashire, England. The son of Thomas and Esther Broadhurst Matkin. His father died when Samuel was two years old. Soon after Thomas died Esther joined the LDS Church. In 1853 they sailed for America on the "Ellen Maria". They traveled to Utah in the Cyrus Wheelcock wagon train. Samuel married Sarah Wilkes on Jan. 25,1869, they had nine children. He married Permelia Drury Dec. 14,1882, they had three children. He married Sena Anderson on Mar.25, 1887, They had six children. Because of the persecution of those practicing polygamy Samuel moved to Canada in 1887, becoming one of the first settlers of Cardston. Sena went to Canada with Samuel, Permelia and Sarah did not.

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Samuel Matkin's Timeline

August 19, 1850
West Leigh, Lancashire, England
August 19, 1850
Penington, Lancashire
December 15, 1869
Age 19
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, U.S.A
June 30, 1871
Age 20
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, U.S.A
December 10, 1872
Age 22
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, U.S.A
April 11, 1875
Age 24
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, USA
March 1, 1877
Age 26
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, U.S.A
January 2, 1880
Age 29
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, U.S.A
October 13, 1882
Age 32
Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah, USA