Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews, 19061993 (aged 87 years)

Name
Margaret Eileen Laura /Matthews/
Nickname
Peggy
Name
Margaret Eileen Laura /Key/
Type of name
married name
Birth
Address: Subathu, Bengal, India
Text:

Sabathee, Bengal, India

Citation details: "India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FGW4-RWY : accessed 18 Oct 2014), Margaret Eileen Laura Matthews, 15 Apr 1906; citing Sabathee, Bengal, India, reference ; FHL microfilm 527534.
Citation details: Census: Arthur George MATTHEWS' household (1911), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1911%2frg14%2f15433%2f0207%2f1 : accessed 9 Dec 2018

The origins of Subathu

See this link : accessed 5 June 2016, and these photographs: Postcard: Subathu, Hospital (c. 1910), Subathu (c. 1917).

Baptism
April 15, 1906 43 31 (aged 3 months)
Address: Bengal, India
Citation details: "India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FGW4-RWY : accessed 18 Oct 2014), Margaret Eileen Laura Matthews, 15 Apr 1906; citing Sabathee, Bengal, India, reference ; FHL microfilm 527534.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 0)
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 4 years)
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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Death of a sibling
before April 2, 1911 (aged 5 years)
Text:

Inferred from census data

Census
Citation details: Census: Arthur George MATTHEWS' household (1911), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1911%2frg14%2f15433%2f0207%2f1 : accessed 9 Dec 2018
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 5 years)
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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 12 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 11 years)
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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.
Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 13 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 18 years)
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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 23 years)
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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Residence
Emigration
Death of a father
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 33 years)
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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 39 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 42 years)
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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 48 years)
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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 52 years)
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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 55 years)
South Africa
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 55 years)
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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 60 years)
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Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 72 years)
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Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (aged 78 years)
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Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989 (aged 83 years)
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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989 (aged 83 years)
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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 84 years)
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Death of a husband
Residence
Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994 (on the date of death)
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Death of a mother
Death
Note

Her father was in the Indian army - born in the hills (unknown from the birth certificate)

Family with parents
father
18631937
Birth: between April 1863 and June 1863 22 22 Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: between October 1937 and December 1937Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
mother
elder brother
Private
herself
Margaret Eileen Laura MATTHEWS (c. 1955)
19061993
Birth: January 5, 1906 42 30 Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh, India
Death: August 25, 1993Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
sibling
younger brother
Private
younger sister
1909
Birth: between October 1909 and December 1909 46 34 Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
20 months
younger brother
19111994
Birth: June 1, 1911 48 36 Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: June 4, 1994
younger sister
Private
Father’s family with Caroline Jane Lawn
father
18631937
Birth: between April 1863 and June 1863 22 22 Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: between October 1937 and December 1937Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
stepmother
18631895
Birth: calculated 1863 21 24 Louth, Lincolnshire, England
Death: 1895Malta
Marriage MarriageOctober 4, 1893Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Family with William Edward Bill Key
husband
William Edward KEY (c. 1955)
19051991
Birth: October 23, 1905 44 23 Pancras, London, England
Death: August 21, 1991Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
herself
Margaret Eileen Laura MATTHEWS (c. 1955)
19061993
Birth: January 5, 1906 42 30 Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh, India
Death: August 25, 1993Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
son
19262008
Birth: January 29, 1926 20 20 Marylebone, London, England
Death: July 1, 2008Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private

Descendants of Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews

  1. Generation 1
    1. Margaret Eileen Laura MATTHEWS (c. 1955)

      Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews, daughter of Arthur George Matthews and Jane Jennie Finlay, was born on January 5, 1906 in Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh, India and died on August 25, 1993 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa at the age of 87.

      She married William Edward Bill Key, son of George John Key and Agnes Mitcham.

      Children of Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews and William Edward Bill Key:

      1. William Edgar Findlay Billy Key (19262008)
      2. Private
      3. Private
      4. Private
  2. Generation 2 back to top
    1. William Edgar Findlay Billy Key, manager (in 1984), son of William Edward Bill Key and Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews, was born on January 29, 1926 in Marylebone, London, England and died on July 1, 2008 in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 82.

      He married Ailsa Clayton, daughter of Fitzroy Richard Henry Clayton and Morwen Doris Satow.

      William Edgar Findlay Billy Key and Ailsa Clayton had 3 children.

    2. The details of this family are private.
    3. The details of this family are private.
    4. The details of this family are private.
  3. Generation 3 back to top
    The details of this generation are private.

Ancestors of Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews

  1. Generation 1
    1. Margaret Eileen Laura MATTHEWS (c. 1955)

      Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews, daughter of Arthur George Matthews and Jane Jennie Finlay, was born on January 5, 1906 in Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh, India and died on August 25, 1993 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa at the age of 87.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Arthur George Matthews, gloucester Regiment (about 1906) and army pensioner, Hall keeper (on April 2, 1911), son of Frederick Matthews and Rachel Hart Mills, was born between April 1863 and June 1863 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England and died between October 1937 and December 1937 in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales.

    2. Jane Jennie Finlay, daughter of John Finlay and Catherine Hynes, was born on February 19, 1875 in Kildallan, Cavan, Ireland.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      4 of 4 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Frederick Matthews, carpenter (in 1861) and clerk (Estate) (in 1901), son of Thomas Matthews and Mary , was born calculated August 1840 in Coates, Gloucestershire, England.

    2. Rachel Hart Mills, daughter of George Mills and Rachel , was born in April 1841 in Gloucestershire, England and died between 1891 and April 3, 1901.

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