MATHESON FAMILY HISTORY

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Descendants of Alexander Matheson and his wife Margaret

Alexander Matheson and his wife Margaret came from the area near Helmsdale, on the Scottish coast of Sutherland Shire. There is a family of Mathesons which could be theirs, in the records for Midgarty, near Helmsdale. Thomas Matheson said he was born at Helmsdale when he emigrated to Australia.
I have found the following children for this family - dates are baptisms.
 
Residence - Midgarty (near Helmsdale)
 
Patrick                 14 Aug 1805
William                12 July 1807
Thomas                20 Sept 1809
Isabella Gorden   18 Jun 1812
John                     3 July 1815
Adam                   3 Feb 1818
 
Thomas married Mary Straith (or Strath) in Aberdeen, before leaving for Australia, and secondly, Jane Wilkinson, in Australia.
 
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