Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
MHS
Annual
General
Meeting

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

Summer Field Trip 2019
MHS
Summer
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
MHS
Fall
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Alice Elvira Talbot Matheson (1867-1949)

Educator.

Born in Minnesota on 25 March 1867, she came to Canada in 1879 and attended St. Mary’s Academy with her sister Emma Talbot (c1868-1938; who later married cleric M. T. M. Harding). She served as Principal of Fort Rouge School (1891-1899), Machray School (1899-1904), and Carlton School (1905-1906). On 18 October 1906, she married cleric Samuel P. Matheson. They had two daughters: Margaret Talbot Matheson (wife of Dr. E. H. Botterell, daughter-in-law of J. E. Botterell) and Marie Matheson. She died at her Winnipeg home, 91 Kingsway Avenue, on 5 July 1949.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Archbishop Harding’s wife dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 December 1938, page 1.

“Archbishop Matheson dies at age of 89,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1942, page 1.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 July 1949, page 21.

Winnipeg School Days, 1871-1950 by W. G. Pearce, Winnipeg School Division, Education Resource Centre.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 September 2013

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.