MATTHEWS/MATHEWS      

 

DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL MATTHEWS

 

1.  Samuel Matthews  b: 1826 in Ohio  d: 1905

            +  Elvira Rice  b: 1828 in Ohio  d: 1903

 

                        2.  Alfred Matthews  b: 1850 in IN

                                    +  Harriott  b: abt 1853 in Ohio

 

                                                3.  Birtha Matthews  b: abt 1876

                                                3.  Ivan Matthews  b: abt 1878

 

                        2.  Commadore Matthews  b: 1858  d: 1934

                                    +  Jennie Plank  b: 1862  d: 1920

 

                                                3.  Christina Matthews  b: 1890  d:  1918  m: Sept 11, 1909

                                                            +  George W. Johnson  b: 1883  d: 1927

 

                                                                        4.  Marie Irene Johnson  b: 1910  d: 1961

                                                                                    +  Clarence Stevens  b: 1908  d: 1979

 

                                                                                                5.  Lorna Mae Stevens

                                                                                                            +  Bruce L. McComb

 

                                                                                                                  6.  Sue McComb

                                                                                                                  6.  Steven McComb

                                                                                                                  6.  Nancy McComb

                                                                                                                  6.  Lori McComb

 

                        2.  Ella Matthews  b: 1861

                        2.  John Matthews  b: 1864

                        2.  Birty Matthews  b: 1867

                        2.  Nora Matthews  b: 1871 

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MATTHEWS CENSUS

 

1860 Census of  Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Samuel Matthews

33

Born Ohio

Abt 1827

Alvira Matthews

32

Born Ohio

Abt 1828

Alfred Matthews

11

Born IN

Abt 1849

Fanny Matthews

8

Born IN

Abt 1852

Leann Matthews

6

Born IN

Abt 1854

Samuel Matthews

4

Born IN

Abt 1856

Commodore Matthews

2

Born IN

Abt 1858

Almina Matthews

3 months

Born IN

Abt 1860

Fanny Strickland

65

 

Abt 1795

Ruthe A. McFetridge

19

 

Abt 1841

Joseph Matthews

26

Born Ohio

Abt 1834

 

 

1870 Census of Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Samuel Mathews

43

Born Ohio

Abt 1827

Alvira Mathews

42

Born Ohio

Abt 1828

Mary Mathews

17

Born IN

Abt 1853

Samuel Mathews

14

Born IN

Abt 1856

Commodore Mathews

12

Born IN

Abt 1858

Ella Mathews

10

Born IN

Abt 1860

 

 

1880 Census of Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Samuel Mathues

Married

Male 54

Born Ohio

Farmer

 

Father b PA

Mother b NH

 

b. abt 1826

Alvira Mathues

Wife

Female, 52

Born Ohio

Keeps house

 

Father b NY

Mother b VA

 

b. abt 1828

Comadore Mathues

Son, single

Male, 22

Born IN

Works on farm

Ella Mathues

Dau, single

Female, 19

Born IN

b. abt 1861

John Mathues

Son, single

Male, 16

Born IN

b. abt 1864

Birty Mathues

Dau, single

Female, 13

Born IN

b. abt 1867

Nora Mathues

Daughter

Female, 9

Born IN

b. abt 1871

Sarah McDorman

Other, single

Female, 27

Born IN

 

 

Father b IRE

Mother b IRE

 

 

 

In 1880 the Samuel Mathews family is living next to Aaron Sloffer on one side.   Next to them on the other side is their son Alfred.   Next to Alfred, a Rice family. 

 

The Mathews family shows up on the 1860, 1880, 1898, 1907 maps of Eel River Township in Section 1 of Township 32, Range 11 E.      They have 160 acres in Section 1 and 2 and then later purchased another 160 acres in Section 11.  

 

1880 Census of Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Alfred Mathues

Married

Male, 30

Born IN

Farmer

 

Father b Ohio

Mother b Ohio

 

b. abt 1850

Harriott Mathues

Wife

Female, 27

Born Ohio

Keeps house

 

Father b. Ohio

Mother b. Ohio

 

b. abt 1853

Birtha Mathues

Daughter

Female, 4

Born IN

b. abt 1876

Ivan Mathues

Son

Male, 2

Born IN

b. abt 1878

Ellen Harter

Other, single

Female, 16

Born IL

b. abt 1864

 

1880 Census of Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Harvey Rice

Married

Male, 40

Born Ohio

Abt 1840

Jane Rice

Wife

Female, 39

Born OH

Abt 1841

George Rice

Son

Male 13

Born OH

Abt 1867

Elva F. Rice

Daughter

Female, 5

Born IN

Abt 1875

John Reed

 

Male, 19

Born IN

Abt 1861

 

1900 Census of Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Martin Johnson

52, male

Born IN

Abt 1848

Eutokia Johnson

47, male

Born IN

Abt 1853

Katy B. Johnson

14, female

Born IN

Abt 1886

George W. Johnson

12, male

Born IN

Abt 1888

Charles B. Johnson

11, male

Born IN

Abt 1889

Mary E. Johnson

 9, female

Born IN

Abt 1891

 

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MATHEWS/MATTHEWS BURIALS

 

Fairview Cemetery at Huntertown, Allen Co., IN

 

Alford Mathews

May 27, 1849

Nov. 21, 1890

 

Bessie Mathews

Oct. 30, 1882

Feb. 7, 1888

Dau. of A. and M.

Clevie Mathews

 

March 11, 1887

Son of A. and M.

Commodore P. Mathews

1858

1934

Jennie

Elvira Rice Mathews

March 1, 1828

Dec. 19, 1909

Samuel, mother

Fanny Mathews

 

Oct. 21, 1876

Jacob, 81 yrs 4 mo 21 days

Jennie E. Mathews

1862

1920

Commodore

Samuel Mathews

June 24, 1826

Oct. 3, 1905

Elvira, father

Barbara Matthews

1857

1935

Mother

Charles Matthews

1882

1925

Son

Howard Matthews

1879

1930

Son

Samuel J. Matthews

1855

19___

Father

 

Eel River Cemetery, Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Eliza W. Smith Mathews

Dec. 20, 1826

Dec. 31, 1895

Wife of Frederick

Emma Mathews

Aug. 18, 1850

Oct. 23, 1851

 

Frederick Mathews

April 13, 1823

Sept. 27, 1906

Wife, Eliza

Frederic A. Mathews

Sept. 26, 1847

Nov. 2, 1849

 

Sarah E. Mathews

 

May 23, 1854

Aug. 26, 1856

 

 

Riverview Cemetery, Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Anora Mathews

1866

1949

 

Effie Mathews Joho

1887

 

 

Edward Joho

1887

1945

 

Fred Mathews

1900

1984

 

Geraldine Mathews

April 13

Aug. 26, 1910

 

Golda B. Matthews

June 2, 1890

March 6, 1910

Robert

Henry S. Matthews

1855

1939

 

Robert Matthews

 

Dec. 6, 1943

Indiana, pvt , ICL, 150 Field Arty, 42nd Division, Golda

Robert S. Matthews

1892

1943

Anora and Henry