The purpose of the Clan Matheson Surname project is 1)To identify others who are related and to bring together related people who may have scattered to many countries of the world. 2)To assist Mathesons and other historically related groups to find cousins, determine family location and movement, and determine clan branch or cadet line. 3)To help people prove or disprove theories regarding their family history or ancestry with an additional resource. 4)To investigate through DNA the deep ancestral roots of our clan. 5)To share with other project managers information on Scottish Highland genealogy.