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Where is the Matheson family from?
You can see how Matheson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matheson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Matheson families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 575 Matheson families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 34% of all the recorded Matheson's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Matheson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matheson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Matheson. 48% of Matheson men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Matheson women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matheson were Carpenter and Stenographer.