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Female Happy Mather Click to view Happy Mather in the family tree View timeline for this person's branch of the family tree

Happy was born on February 6th, 1823 in Little Bolton.1  Happy's father was Samuel Mather and her mother was Alice Mather.  Her paternal grandparents were James Mather and Happy Lomax; her maternal grandparents were William Mather and Betty Holt. She had eight brothers and four sisters, and also a sibling of unknown gender, named Isaac, William, James, John, Lomas, Samuel, George, James, Mary, Alice, Ellen, Maria and <child>.  She was the sixth youngest of the fourteen children.  She died from cancer, Epithelioma of Tongue, at the age of 66 on May 13th, 1889 in Astley Bridge.  She was buried on May 17th, 1889 at St. Paul's (Astley Bridge).2 3 

Happy's first family with John Barrow

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‌Happy and John were married in a religious ceremony on September 5th, 1842 at Christ Church, Ainsworth witnessed by William Taylor & Alice Mather.8  They had a daughter named Maria.  There are no more children.

Happy's second family with Phineas Shuttleworth

‌Happy and Phineas were married in a civil ceremony on March 1st, 1853 at Bank Street Unitarian.11  They had two sons named Samuel and Thomas.  There are no more children.

1 1851 UK Census
2 Deceased Online
3 Certificate - Death
4 1841 UK Census
5 1861 UK Census
6 1871 UK Census
7 1881 UK Census
8 BMD-Lancashire
9 Manchester CoE Births & Baptisms
10 Individual - Lois Mason
11 Family Tree - Waterson
12 Lancashire CoE Births & Baptisms (1813-1911)
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