James Mathews1

#1139, b. circa 1826
Last Edited19 Jan 2002
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1796
Birth*circa 1826Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*6 November 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 24, planter, born in Georgia.1 
Witness: Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 420B hh 587, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Mathews1

#1212, b. circa 1792
Last Edited2 Aug 2016

Family

T. (?) b. c 1808
Children 1.J. A. Mathews1 b. c 1824
 2.E. P. Mathews1 b. c 1836
 3.E. Mathews1 b. c 1838
 4.J. Mathews1 b. c 1839
 5.L. Mathews1 b. c 1844
 6.T. Mathews1 b. c 1847
Birth*circa 1792South Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*say 1824T. (?); date guess from children birth1 
Census*5 September 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "Jas Mathews" age 59, planter, real estate $1000, born Georgia;
"G Mathews" female age 42;
"J?A Mathews" male age 26?, overseer;
"EP Mathews" male age 14, attending school;
"E Mathews" male age 12, attending school;
"J Mathews" female age 11, attending school;
"L Mathews" female age 6, attending school;
"T Mathews" female age 3.
All born in Georgia.1 
Resident: E. P. Mathews
Resident: E. Mathews
Resident: J. Mathews
Resident: L. Mathews
Resident: T. Mathews
Resident: T. (?)
Resident: J. A. Mathews

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford Co GA, p398A, hh250, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James E. Mathews1

#322, b. circa 1855
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Mother*Mary Mathews1 b. c 1832
Birth*circa 1855Georgia, USA1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 June 1860Mary Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 28 year old female, born in Georgia. She lived with son James E. in the farm household of Jennett Sanders (age 56) and two other Sanders.1 
Cen-Enum*29 June 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 5 year old male, born in Georgia. He was living with mother Mary in a farm household with the Landers family.1 
Witness: Mary Mathews

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 907., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Madison Mathews1,2,3

#260, b. 10 October 1816, d. 18 June 1884
Last Edited7 Jul 2016
Father*William Mathews2,4 b. 1791, d. 1847
Mother*Sarah Ann Nutival2,4 b. 1794, d. 1878

Family

Mary Jane Preston b. 21 Mar 1821, d. 8 Nov 1899
Marriage*24 December 1843Mary Jane Preston; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; Note also that William E. Mathews married Nancy Preston in 1848 in Crawford County. May be a link.5,6,2 
Children 1.William Eldridge Mathews2,5 b. 9 Nov 1844, d. a 1903
 2.Sarah Ann Mathews18 b. 30 Dec 1847
 3.Francis F. Mathews18 b. Mar 1850
 4.Mary E. Mathews12 b. c 1851
 5.Melvina Mathews12 b. 27 Apr 1853
 6.James Monroe Mathews12 b. 15 Apr 1855
 7.Luvinia Mathews12 b. 14 Sep 1856
 8.John W. Mathews12 b. c 1859
 9.Laura Mathews14 b. 28 Jan 1862
 10.Lucy Mathews14 b. 2 Jan 1866
Note*sp Mathews per researcher, and adds the Madison; James Madison was her gg-gf4 
Birth*10 October 1816Edgefield District, Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA2,1,3 
Birth-Alt.circa 1819South Carolina, USA5 
CommentSuspect James M. Mathews and Mary J. Preston related to William E. Mathews and Nancy Preston, all from Crawford Co GA. 
Migration*1832Crawford County, Georgia, USA; according to autobiography of their grandson William Eldridge Mathews2 
Marriage*24 December 1843Mary Jane Preston; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; Note also that William E. Mathews married Nancy Preston in 1848 in Crawford County. May be a link.5,6,2 
Occupation1850Crawford County, Georgia, USA; planter7 
Census2 August 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, hh#62, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "J. M. Mathews", male head of household, age 31, planter, real estate value $600, born in SC;

"M. J. Mathews", female age 28, born in Georgia;
"Wm Mathews", male age 6, born in Georgia;
"Sarah Mathews", age 4, born in Georgia;
"Franklin Mathews", male age 5 months, born in Georgia;

Note close proximity to household of William E. Mathews #638 
Resident: Mary Jane Preston
Resident: William Eldridge Mathews
Resident: Sarah Ann Mathews
Resident: Francis F. Mathews
(Neighbor) Census6 August 1850William E. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "Wm E. Mathews" head of household, male age 24, occupation grocer, real estate $110, born in Georgia;

"Nancy Mathews", age 20, born in England;
"Josephine Mathews", age 1, born in Georgia;
"Josephine Warren", age 10, born in Georgia.

Note close proximity to household of James Madison Mathews (age 34) b. South Carolina.9 
Migration*circa 1851Mary Jane Preston; Dale County, Alabama, USA2 
Occupation*1860Dale County, Alabama, USA; farmer10 
Military*ca 1860-1865Private, Company B, 33d Alabama Infantry1 
(Neighbor) CommentJune 1860Elizabeth (?), James Preston; Dale County, Alabama, USA; Living close together in the 1860 census were families of Elizabeth Baldwin, widowed, son W. J. Baldwin, son John C. Baldwin, James and Elizabeth Preston, their daughter Nancy Mathews, widowed, and children, and James M. Mathews. Not far away was the Wiley Balkcom family. Elizabeth Baldwin's son Bryant later married adjacent Nancy Mathews' daughter Josephine.11 
Cen-Head19 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James M. Matthews", male age 42, farmer, real estate $6000, personal $1000, born in SC. In the household were wife Mary Preston, eight children, and Ed C. Riley age 24, a farm laborer, born in Alabama.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860Mary Jane Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 39, born in Georgia.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860William Eldridge Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 15, farm laborer, born in Georgia.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860Sarah Ann Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 12, attending school, born in Georgia.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860Francis F. Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; male age 10, attending school, born in Georgia.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860Mary E. Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 9, attending school, born in Georgia.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860Melvina Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 7, born in Alabama.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860James Monroe Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 4, born in Alabama.12 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860Luvinia Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 3, born in Alabama.13 
(Witness) Cen-Enum19 July 1860John W. Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 1, born in Alabama.12 
Cen-Head*29 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "J. M. Mathews", age 52 farmer born in SC, $9000/$1000, with wife M. J. age 47 born in GA, and 7 children.14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870Mary Jane Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "M. J. Mathews" age 47, born in GA, with James Mathews and 7 children.14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870Mary E. Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "M. E. Mathews" age 18 born in GA.14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870Melvina Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 17 born in GA14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870James Monroe Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "J. M. Mathews" male age 15 born in GA14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870Luvinia Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Luvinia Mathews" age 13 born in GA14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870Laura Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 8 born in Georgia14 
(Witness) Cen-Enum29 July 1870Lucy Mathews, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 3 born in GA14 
Death*18 June 1884Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Mr. James M. Matthews, one of the oldest citizens of Dale County, died at his home in Echo yesterday". - Ozark Star1,15,16,2 
Burial*1884Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Inscription: "James M. Mathews, Died Jun 18, 1884, Age 68 Years"1,2,17 

Citations

  1. [S31] Confederate Veterans Buried in Dale County Alabama, http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1767/Homer.txt, Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, County Road 36, east of Ozark, Alabama. Hereinafter cited as Confederates Buried Dale County.
  2. [S348] Autobiography of William Eldridge Preston, s1905, USGenWeb Archives, http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/dale/bios/gbs696prestonn.txt, File contributed by Christine Thacker.
  3. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://www.genforum.genealogy.com/mathews/messages/598.html June 10, 2000, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html
  4. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html
  5. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 385A hh 62, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S143] Frances T. Ingmire, compiler, Crawford County Georgia Marriage Records 1823-1953 (10166 Clairmont Dr; St Louis, MO 63136: n.pub., 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriages Crawford Co GA 1823-1853.
  7. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford County, Georgia, census page 385, ancestry.com image page 9, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 386A hh 71, Ancestry.com.
  10. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 557, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  11. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, AL page 556, Ancestry.com.
  12. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 517, Ancestry.com.
  13. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Ancestry.com.
  14. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Alabama Dale County, page 221A, ancestry.com pg 5, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  15. [S60] Newspaper The Southern Star, (Ozark, Alabama:.
  16. [S61] Robert S. Davis, Marriage and Death Notices from Alabama Newspapers and Family Records 1819-1890 (; Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1981).
  17. [S367] Unknown name of person Photograph, Jerry Balkcom, unknown repository address; unknown reader, 2010.
  18. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 385B hh 62, Ancestry.com.

James Monroe Mathews1,2

#1882, b. 15 April 1855
Last Edited14 Sep 2009
Father*James Madison Mathews1 b. 10 Oct 1816, d. 18 Jun 1884
Mother*Mary Jane Preston1 b. 21 Mar 1821, d. 8 Nov 1899
Birth*15 April 1855Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
(Neighbor) CommentJune 1860Elizabeth (?), James Preston; Dale County, Alabama, USA; Living close together in the 1860 census were families of Elizabeth Baldwin, widowed, son W. J. Baldwin, son John C. Baldwin, James and Elizabeth Preston, their daughter Nancy Mathews, widowed, and children, and James M. Mathews. Not far away was the Wiley Balkcom family. Elizabeth Baldwin's son Bryant later married adjacent Nancy Mathews' daughter Josephine.3 
Cen-Enum*19 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 4, born in Alabama.1 
Witness: James Madison Mathews
Cen-Enum*29 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "J. M. Mathews" male age 15 born in GA4 
Witness: James Madison Mathews

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 517, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S348] Autobiography of William Eldridge Preston, s1905, USGenWeb Archives, http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/dale/bios/gbs696prestonn.txt, File contributed by Christine Thacker.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, AL page 556, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Alabama Dale County, page 221A, ancestry.com pg 5, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James N. Mathews1

#351, b. 20 July 1827, d. 1 June 1888
Last Edited24 Feb 2008

Family

Matilda McAfee b. 19 Nov 1830, d. 15 Sep 1896
Marriage*14 January 1849Matilda McAfee; Crawford County, Georgia, USA3,4 
Children 1.Robert Mathews5 b. May 1850
 2.Sarah M. Mathews3 b. c 1851
 3.Joel (V.?) Mathews3 b. c 1853
 4.John W. Mathews3 b. 16 Sep 1857, d. 16 Nov 1901
 5.Mathew C. Mathews3 b. c 1859
Birth*20 July 1827Georgia, USA; birth date is from tombstone inscription. Suspect James N. is son of James and Martha in nearby household.1,2 
Marriage*14 January 1849Matilda McAfee; Crawford County, Georgia, USA3,4 
Cen-Head*5 September 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 22, planter, born in Georgia5 
Witness: Matilda McAfee
Witness: Robert Mathews
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850Matilda McAfee, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 18, born in Georgia|| Two other boys were living in the household - Obid Brit (14) and Josiah Brit (15) - brothers of Matilda?5 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850Robert Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 4 months, born in Georgia|| Robert doesn't appear in the 1860 census.5 
Cen-Head*5 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 33 year old male, listed as farmer, in household with wife, four children, and farm laborer James Louis (20). Real estate assets listed at $1750 and personal estate at $600.3 
Witness: Matilda McAfee
Witness: Sarah M. Mathews
Witness: Joel (V.?) Mathews
Witness: John W. Mathews
Witness: Mathew C. Mathews
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 July 1860Matilda McAfee, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 27 year old female, in household with husband, four children, and a male listed as a farm laborer.3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 July 1860Sarah M. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 9 year old female, in household with parents and 3 siblings.3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 July 1860Joel (V.?) Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 7 year old male, living in household with parents and 3 siblings.3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 July 1860John W. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 5 year old male, living in household with parents and 3 siblings.3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 July 1860Mathew C. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a one year old male, living in household with parents and 3 older siblings.3 
Death*1 June 1888Crawford County, Georgia, USA2 
Burial*June 1888Roberta City Cemetery, Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; in family plot with Forrest J., Matilda H., John W.2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 914., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S117] Roberta City Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions - Crawford County Georgia , 14 Sept 2000,online http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ga/crawford.htm
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 915., Ancestry.com.
  4. [S143] Frances T. Ingmire, compiler, Crawford County Georgia Marriage Records 1823-1953 (10166 Clairmont Dr; St Louis, MO 63136: n.pub., 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriages Crawford Co GA 1823-1853.
  5. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 407A hh 381, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Jasper? Mathews1

#1798, b. between 1781 and 1790
Last Edited17 Aug 2003
Birth*between 1781 and 1790Crawford County, Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Head*1830GA Crawford Co Census 1830; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 40-49, female 50-59, with: males 2 u5; females 1 u5, 1 20-29.1 

Citations

  1. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Crawford Co GA pg 412, image pg 39, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Jesse P. Mathews1

#330, b. circa 1835
Last Edited31 Dec 2001

Family

Elizabeth (?) b. c 1832
Child 1.Margaret A. Mathews1 b. c 1859
Birth*circa 1835Georgia, USA1 
Marriage*Elizabeth (?)1 
Cen-Head*2 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 25 year old male, born in Georgia, farming as occupation. Real estate assets were estimated at $300 and personal estate was estimated at $200. He lived with his wife, one child, and three children of another surname. Farm adjacent to Philip Mathews (age 52) and large family.1 
Witness: Elizabeth (?)
Witness: Margaret A. Mathews
(Witness) Cen-Enum2 July 1860Elizabeth (?), GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 28 year old female, born in Georgia, and living with husband, an infant daughter, and 3 young teens of Johnson surname.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum2 July 1860Margaret A. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a one year old female, born in Georgia, and living with parents.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 910., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Joel Mathews1

#1210, b. circa 1845
Last Edited14 Dec 2001
Father*Joel Franklin Mathews1 b. c 1800
Mother*Jane Adeline Moore1 b. c 1811
Birth*circa 1845South Carolina, USA1 
Cen-Enum*5 September 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 5, born in SC1 
Witness: Joel Franklin Mathews

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford Co GA, p406A, hh372, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Joel (V.?) Mathews1

#354, b. circa 1853
Last Edited14 Dec 2001
Father*James N. Mathews1 b. 20 Jul 1827, d. 1 Jun 1888
Mother*Matilda McAfee1 b. 19 Nov 1830, d. 15 Sep 1896
Birth*circa 1853Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*5 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 7 year old male, living in household with parents and 3 siblings.1 
Witness: James N. Mathews

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 915., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Joel F. Mathews1

#369, b. circa 1833
Last Edited31 Dec 2001

Family

Martha M. (?) b. c 1835
Marriage*Martha M. (?)1 
Children 1.Thomas Mathews1 b. c 1856
 2.Mary A. Mathews1 b. c 1858
 3.William F. Mathews1 b. c 1859
Birth*circa 1833Georgia, USA1 
Marriage*Martha M. (?)1 
Cen-Head*9 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 27 year old male (listed as female in census), in household with wife and 3 children. Assets are listed as $700. (real estate) and $255. (personal estate).1 
Witness: Martha M. (?)
Witness: Thomas Mathews
Witness: Mary A. Mathews
Witness: William F. Mathews
(Witness) Cen-Enum9 July 1860Martha M. (?), GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 25 year old female, in household with husband and three children.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum9 July 1860Thomas Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 4 year old male, living in household with parents and 2 younger siblings.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum9 July 1860Mary A. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 2 year old female, living in household with parents and two siblings.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum9 July 1860William F. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 1 year old male, youngest in household with parents and two siblings.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 924., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Joel Franklin Mathews1,2

#1206, b. circa 1800
Last Edited17 Aug 2003

Family

Jane Adeline Moore b. c 1811
Marriage*Jane Adeline Moore3 
Children 1.William Washington Mathews3 b. 11 Sep 1837, d. 29 Dec 1906
 2.Thomas Franklin Mathews3 b. c 1841
 3.Joel Mathews3 b. c 1845
 4.Nancy Mathews3 b. c 1847
Birth*circa 1800Fairfield District, South Carolina, USA3,2 
Cen-Head*1830GA Crawford Co Census 1830; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 20-294 
Marriage*Jane Adeline Moore3 
Comment*1840Suspect family link between George T. Matthews, John, Philip, Philip N., James, Samuel J, Jesse, E. J., and Joel Matthews based on adjacent households in 1840 census. Ezekiel Mathews, Micajah Mathews, and James Preston were all close by. 
Cen-Enum*1840GA Crawford Co Census 1840; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 40-49, with female 20-29; male u5, female 5-9 (not accounted for in 1850 census). Slaves m 1 u10, 1 10-23, 1 24-35; f 2 u10, 1 10-23.5 
Cen-Head*5 September 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 50, planter, $500 real estate, born in SC. Living in the household with the Mathews family were Ellen Horn age 36 and George Moore age 4, both born in SC. The households of Philip/Prisilla Mathews and James/Martha Mathews also of SC were close.3 
Witness: Jane Adeline Moore
Witness: William Washington Mathews
Witness: Thomas Franklin Mathews
Witness: Joel Mathews
Witness: Nancy Mathews
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850Jane Adeline Moore, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 39, born in SC3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850William Washington Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 12, born in SC, attending school3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850Thomas Franklin Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 9, born in NC, attending school3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850Joel Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 5, born in SC3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum5 September 1850Nancy Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 3, born in SC3 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Stewart Co GA, p406A, hh372, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S181] Researcher G. Mathews, 29 Dec, 2001.
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford Co GA, p406A, hh372, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Crawford Co GA pg 394, image pg 3, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Crawford County GA pg 365 image pg 3, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John Mathews1,2

#1754, b. between 1781 and 1790
Last Edited17 Aug 2003
Birth*between 1781 and 17901 
Cen-Head*1830GA Crawford Co Census 1830; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 40-49, female 30-39, with: males 1 u5, 25-9, 1 20-29; females 1 5-9, 1 10-24; slaves female 1 10-24. Adjacent to households of George T. Mathews, Micajah Mathews, and Washington Preston.2 
Comment*1840Suspect family link between George T. Matthews, John, Philip, Philip N., James, Samuel J, Jesse, and Joel Matthews based on adjacent households in 1840 census. Ezekiel Mathews, Micajah Mathews, and James Preston were all close by. 
Cen-Head*1840GA Crawford Co Census 1840; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 50-59, female 40-49; males 1 u5, 3 5-9, 1 15-19; females 1 u5, 1 5-9. Adjacent to households of Matthews: George T., Philip, Philip N., James, Samuel J. Near household of James Preston.1 

Citations

  1. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Crawford County GA pg 364 image pg 1, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Crawford Co GA pg 399, image pg 13, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John Mathews1

#1775, b. between 1771 and 1780
Last Edited17 Aug 2003
Birth*between 1771 and 17801 
Cen-Head*1830GA Crawford Co Census 1830; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 50-59, female 40-49, with males 1 u5, 1 15-19, 1 20-29; females 1 5-9, 1 10-14.1 

Citations

  1. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Crawford Co GA pg 397, image pg 9, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John Mathews1

#2418, b. say 1760
Last Edited13 Sep 2009

Family

Child 1.William Mathews+1 b. 1791, d. 1847
Birth*say 1760guess based on service in Revolutionary War1 
Military*say 1780believed by great grandson W. E. Preston to have been in the Revolutionary War. A John Mathews of Edgefield District, S.C. appears on an 1835 list of Revolutionary War rejected pension applications:
"John Matthews     -- Edgefield --     Proof from the comptroller general of South Carolina can't be found."1,2 
Residence*1791Edgefield District, South Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S348] Autobiography of William Eldridge Preston, s1905, USGenWeb Archives, http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/dale/bios/gbs696prestonn.txt, File contributed by Christine Thacker.
  2. [S349] Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions, South Carolina, 1852, online at http://www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John F. Mathews1

#367, b. circa 1858
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Father*William A. Mathews1 b. c 1827
Mother*Jane (?)1 b. c 1836
Birth*circa 1858Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*5 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 2 year old male, in household with parents and younger brother.1 
Witness: William A. Mathews

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 917., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John Thomas Mathews1,2

#65, b. 7 February 1851, d. 31 August 1916
ChartsDescendants of Christopher S. Baldwin & Elizabeth Baldwin
Descendants of James Mathews
Descendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited8 Jul 2016
RelationshipGranduncle of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*William E. Mathews1 b. c 1826, d. 1858
Mother*Ann Nancy Preston1 b. 1828, d. Aug 1900

Family

Martha Frances Baldwin b. 23 Dec 1855, d. 13 Nov 1930
Marriage*December 1874Martha Frances Baldwin; Dale County, Alabama, USA5 
1882Martha Frances Baldwin; Dale County, Alabama, USA; other children, not entered in this database:
Lela Mae Mathews (12 May 1882) mar Dec 1900 Henry Calvin "Bose" Crews;
Della M. Mathews (4 Apr 1885 to 14 Sept 1979), mar 1901 Oscar Riley, buried at Bethel Cemetery;
Jessie Mathews (30 Dec 1888 to 28 May 1969), buried at Bethel Cemetery;
Johnnie Ella Mathews (20 Jan 1891 to 2 June 1971) mar 9 Feb 1911 William Rhett Young;
Ellen Mathews (4 Dec 1893 to 16 Jan 1930), mar Lonnie Bell;
Warner Mathews (12 July 1896) mar 23 Sept 1899 Bell Marshall.5 
Children 1.Annie L. Mathews6 b. c 1875
 2.William E. Mathews6 b. 21 Nov 1877, d. 25 Mar 1887
 3.Hattie Mathews6 b. Feb 1880, d. 28 Feb 1919
Comment*Josephine L. (Missie) Mathews; Josephine Baldwin and John Thomas Baldwin were siblings, two years apart in age. Josephine married Byant F. Baldwin and John Thomas married Martha Francis Baldwin. Bryant was the uncle of Martha. 
Birth*7 February 1851Crawford County, Georgia, USA1,2 
Residence*1860Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census19 July 1860Ann Nancy Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Nancy Matthews", census head, age 29, seamstress, born in England, living with her three children on a property next to that of her parents, James and Elizabeth Preston. Widowed. No real estate assets were listed, implying she lived on the property of her parents. She had $200. in personal estate;
Household:
"Josephine Matthews" age 11, born in Georgia, attended school within the year;
"John T. Matthews" age 9, born in Georgia, attended school within the year;
"Mary E. Matthews" age 7, born in Georgia.3 
Cen-Enum*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 19, farm laborer, born in Georgia, with a mother of foreign birth. Also in the household were his mother Nancy and his sister Mary Elizabeth and her husband.4 
Witness: Ann Nancy Preston
Marriage*December 1874Martha Frances Baldwin; Dale County, Alabama, USA5 
Census*16 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Echo, Beat 9, ED64, pg18, hh9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; household:
"John T. Matthews", head, age 29, farmer, born GA, father born GA, mother born England;
"Francis Matthews", wife age 25, born AL, parents born GA;
"Annie L. Matthews", daughter age 5, born AL;
"William E. Matthews", son age 1, born AL;
"Hattie Matthews", age 5 months, born Feb in AL.
Household was adjacent to Seaborn Brannon family.6 
Resident: Martha Frances Baldwin
Resident: Annie L. Mathews
Resident: William E. Mathews
Resident: Hattie Mathews
Death*31 August 1916Dale County, Alabama, USA5 
Burial*Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Dale County, Alabama, USA5 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S33] Researcher Penny Dodd, http://www.flash.net/~pdodd, reference date 2000.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page 556, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 220A, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S185] Lydia Hughes Grimes, Dale County, Alabama Kin (; Lagrange, GA: Family Tree, 1984), Library of Congress.
  6. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, image pg 2, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John W. Mathews1

#355, b. 16 September 1857, d. 16 November 1901
Last Edited14 Dec 2001
Father*James N. Mathews1 b. 20 Jul 1827, d. 1 Jun 1888
Mother*Matilda McAfee1 b. 19 Nov 1830, d. 15 Sep 1896
Birth*16 September 1857Georgia, USA; note birth conflict between 1860 census and cemetery record1,2 
Cen-Enum*5 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 5 year old male, living in household with parents and 3 siblings.1 
Witness: James N. Mathews
Death*16 November 1901Crawford County, Georgia, USA2 
Burial*November 1901Roberta City Cemetery, Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; see James N. for detail2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 915., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S117] Roberta City Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions - Crawford County Georgia , 14 Sept 2000,online http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ga/crawford.htm

John W. Mathews1

#1884, b. circa 1859
Last Edited16 Jan 2006
Father*James Madison Mathews1 b. 10 Oct 1816, d. 18 Jun 1884
Mother*Mary Jane Preston1 b. 21 Mar 1821, d. 8 Nov 1899
Birth*circa 1859Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*19 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 1, born in Alabama.1 
Witness: James Madison Mathews
Census*7 June 1880AL Henry Co Census 1880; Roeville Township, ED#83, Beat 8 pg 10, Henry County, Alabama, USA; household:
"John Mathews", single age 23, farmer, born AL, father NC, mother GA;
"Jane Mathews", mother age 60, widowed, keeping house, born AL, father NC, mother GA.
Lived adjacent to Thomas Mathews age 32, and wife Elizabeth age 28.2 
Resident: Mary Jane Preston

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 517, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville township, Beat 8, ancestry image pg 10, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Josephine L. (Missie) Mathews1

#41, b. 1849, d. 18 June 1885
ChartsAncestors of Euel Balkcom
J Balkcom Tree (Paternal) - Ancestors of Euel Balkcom
Descendants of Christopher S. Baldwin & Elizabeth Baldwin
Descendants of James Mathews
Descendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited8 Jul 2016
RelationshipGrandmother of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*William E. Mathews2 b. c 1826, d. 1858
Mother*Ann Nancy Preston2 b. 1828, d. Aug 1900

Family

Bryant F. Baldwin b. 1845, d. 1 Mar 1879
Marriage*12 April 1865Bryant F. Baldwin; Crawford County, Georgia, USA4 
Children 1.Laura D. Baldwin+ b. 30 Jun 1866, d. 7 Aug 1892
 2.Nancy Elizabeth Baldwin b. 1 Jan 1868, d. c 1909
 3.Mary E. Baldwin b. 10 Apr 1870
 4.John Christopher Baldwin+ b. 28 May 1873, d. 2 Aug 1950
 5.Ida Lucinda Baldwin+4 b. 29 Jun 1876, d. 14 May 1958
 6.Jesse W. Baldwin b. 26 Sep 1877, d. 1962
Birth*1849Crawford County, Georgia, USA; date is based on census information that lists her as 1 year old in 1850 (in the household of William E. Mathews and Nancy Mathews), 11 years old in 1860, and 21 in 1870.3,2,4 
Comment*John Thomas Mathews; Josephine Baldwin and John Thomas Baldwin were siblings, two years apart in age. Josephine married Byant F. Baldwin and John Thomas married Martha Francis Baldwin. Bryant was the uncle of Martha. 
(Resident) Census6 August 1850William E. Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "Wm E. Mathews" head of household, male age 24, occupation grocer, real estate $110, born in Georgia;

"Nancy Mathews", age 20, born in England;
"Josephine Mathews", age 1, born in Georgia;
"Josephine Warren", age 10, born in Georgia.

Note close proximity to household of James Madison Mathews (age 34) b. South Carolina.5 
(Neighbor) CommentJune 1860Elizabeth (?), James Preston; Dale County, Alabama, USA; Living close together in the 1860 census were families of Elizabeth Baldwin, widowed, son W. J. Baldwin, son John C. Baldwin, James and Elizabeth Preston, their daughter Nancy Mathews, widowed, and children, and James M. Mathews. Not far away was the Wiley Balkcom family. Elizabeth Baldwin's son Bryant later married adjacent Nancy Mathews' daughter Josephine.6 
(Resident) Census19 July 1860Ann Nancy Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Nancy Matthews", census head, age 29, seamstress, born in England, living with her three children on a property next to that of her parents, James and Elizabeth Preston. Widowed. No real estate assets were listed, implying she lived on the property of her parents. She had $200. in personal estate;
Household:
"Josephine Matthews" age 11, born in Georgia, attended school within the year;
"John T. Matthews" age 9, born in Georgia, attended school within the year;
"Mary E. Matthews" age 7, born in Georgia.7 
Married Name12 April 1865Baldwin 
Marriage*12 April 1865Bryant F. Baldwin; Crawford County, Georgia, USA4 
(Resident) Census28 July 1870Bryant F. Baldwin, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "B. F. Baldwin", head, age 23, farmer, born in Georgia, living with family on a farm adjacent to the farm of his brother Moses and his wife. Their mother was living with Moses also. The households of Nancy Mathews (wife Josephine's mother) and M. E. Lisenby and William Lisenby were also adjacent. Bryant F. Baldwin was listed with real estate valued at $300. and personal property of $400.

Complete household:
"B. F. Baldwin", head, age 23, as above;
"J. L. Baldwin", female age 21, keeps house, born Georgia;
"L. D. Baldwin", female age 4, born Alabama;
"N. E. Baldwin", female age 2, born Alabama;
"M. E. Baldwin", female age 3 months, born Alabama.8 
(Witness) Death1 March 1879Bryant F. Baldwin; Dale County, Alabama, USA4 
Census*22 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; ED 64, Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Josephine Baldin", head, female age 31, keeping house, born in Georgia, father born in Georgia, mother in England;
"Laura Baldin", daughter age 13, in school, born Alabama;
"Elizabeth Baldin", daughter age 12, in school, born Alabama;
"Mary Baldin", daughter age 10, in school, born Alabama;
"John Baldin", son age 8, in school, born Alabama;
"Ider Baldin", daughter age 5, born Alabama;
"Jesse Baldin", son age 2, born Alabama.9 
Resident: Laura D. Baldwin
Resident: Nancy Elizabeth Baldwin
Resident: Mary E. Baldwin
Resident: John Christopher Baldwin
Resident: Ida Lucinda Baldwin
Resident: Jesse W. Baldwin
Death*18 June 1885Dale County, Alabama, USA; According to researcher Lola McTaggart, Laura Baldwin raised her younger sisters and brothers when their mother Josephine died. Their father Bryant had died 6 years earlier.4 
Witness: Laura D. Baldwin
Witness: Nancy Elizabeth Baldwin
Witness: Mary E. Baldwin
Witness: John Christopher Baldwin
Witness: Ida Lucinda Baldwin
Witness: Jesse W. Baldwin

Citations

  1. [S185] Lydia Hughes Grimes, Dale County, Alabama Kin (; Lagrange, GA: Family Tree, 1984), Library of Congress.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford County, Georgia, Division 20, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S58] Researcher Lola McTaggart.
  5. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 386A hh 71, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, AL page 556, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page 556, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL, page 220, ancestry.com image pg 3, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  9. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, page 638D, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.