Louisa Matthews1

#2172, b. circa 1852
Last Edited23 Jan 2005
Father*John Matthews1 b. c 1829
Mother*Martha (?)1 b. c 1832
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1852Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census18 July 1860John Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#386, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "John Matthews" head of household age 31, farmer, $600 personal, born in Georgia; on same census page as Wiley Balkcom family;

"Martha Matthews", age 28, born in Georgia;
"Louisa Matthews", age 8, born in Georgia;
"James M_? Matthews", age 6, born in Georgia;
"Ramon M. Matthews", age 5, born in Georgia;
"Bryant W. Matthews", age 2, born in Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 553, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Lucy Matthews1

#2158, b. circa 1848
Last Edited23 Jan 2005
Father*John R. Matthews1 b. c 1814
Mother*Luticia (?)1 b. c 1823
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1848Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census13 July 1860John R. Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#277, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "John R. Matthews", head of household, age 46, farmer, real estate $1700, personal $800. born in Georgia;
"Luticia Matthews", age 37, born in Georgia;
"Elijah Matthews", age 18, farm laborer, born in Alabama, attended school within the year;
"Jane Matthews", age 17, born in Alabama, attended school within the year;
"Lucy Matthews", age 12, born in Alabama, attended school within the year;
"William F. Matthews", age 5, born in Alabama;
"Sophronia Matthews", age 3, born in Alabama;
"Alexander Matthews", age 8 months, born in Alabama.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 537, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Margaret A. Matthews1

#2297, b. circa 1831
Last Edited22 Jan 2006
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1831Alabama, USA1 
Census*22 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Gilleys, ED62, pg32, hh284, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Margaret Matthews", head, age 49, widowed, born AL, father born NC, mother born GA; and a black servant John W. age 21, born AL (not included in this database).1 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale County, Alabama, Gilleys District, ancestry.com img pg 8, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Margaret M. L. Matthews1

#1879, b. circa 1845
Last Edited16 May 2003
Father*Elisha Matthews1 b. 15 May 1803, d. 4 Jun 1889
Mother*Lacey Dowling1 b. 23 Nov 1804, d. 25 Oct 1884
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1845Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census10 August 1860(Head of Household) Elisha Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 786, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Elisha Matthews, head, male age 55, farmer, $2000 real estate, $8000 personal property, born in SC;
Lacey, female age 54, born South Carolina;
Melon, male age 26, farm laborer, born Alabama;
Telitha, female age 21, born Alabama;
Elizabeth, female age 18, born Alabama;
Margaret, age 15, attending school, born Alabama.
1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 613, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Marian Matthews1

#2150, b. circa 1850
Last Edited23 Jan 2005
Father*Augusta Matthews1 b. c 1827
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1 b. c 1829
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1850Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census2 June 1860(Head of Household) Augusta Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#52, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Augusta Matthews", head of household, male age 33, farmer, $1000 real estate, $7400 personal, born in North Carolina;

"Eliza Matthews", age 31, born in Georgia;
"Eliza Matthews", age 21, born in Georgia (sister of Augusta?);
"Marian Matthews", female age 10, born in Alabama;
"Eli Matthews", age 6, born in Alabama;
"Marion Matthews", male age 4, born in Alabama;
"Warren Matthews", male age 1, born in Alabama.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 506, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Marion Matthews1

#2152, b. circa 1856
Last Edited23 Jan 2005
Father*Augusta Matthews1 b. c 1827
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1 b. c 1829
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1856Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census2 June 1860(Head of Household) Augusta Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#52, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Augusta Matthews", head of household, male age 33, farmer, $1000 real estate, $7400 personal, born in North Carolina;

"Eliza Matthews", age 31, born in Georgia;
"Eliza Matthews", age 21, born in Georgia (sister of Augusta?);
"Marian Matthews", female age 10, born in Alabama;
"Eli Matthews", age 6, born in Alabama;
"Marion Matthews", male age 4, born in Alabama;
"Warren Matthews", male age 1, born in Alabama.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 506, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Mary Matthews1

#2159, b. circa 1849
Last Edited23 Jan 2005
Father*John R. Matthews1 b. c 1814
Mother*Luticia (?)1 b. c 1823
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1849Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census13 July 1860John R. Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#277, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "John R. Matthews", head of household, age 46, farmer, real estate $1700, personal $800. born in Georgia;
"Luticia Matthews", age 37, born in Georgia;
"Elijah Matthews", age 18, farm laborer, born in Alabama, attended school within the year;
"Jane Matthews", age 17, born in Alabama, attended school within the year;
"Lucy Matthews", age 12, born in Alabama, attended school within the year;
"William F. Matthews", age 5, born in Alabama;
"Sophronia Matthews", age 3, born in Alabama;
"Alexander Matthews", age 8 months, born in Alabama.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 537, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Mary Matthews1

#2203, b. circa 1842
Last Edited29 Jan 2005
Father*James Matthews1 b. c 1801
Mother*Jane (?)1 b. c 1801
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1842Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census23 August 1860James Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#1051, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Matthews" head of household, age 59, farmer, real estate $500, personal $1000, born in Georgia;

"Jane (possibly June) Matthews", age 59, born in Georgia;
"Charles Matthews", age 23, farm laborer, born in Georgia;
"Anderson Matthews", age 21, born in Georgia;
"James Matthews", age 17, born in Alabama;
"Mary Matthews", age 18, born in Georgia;
"Susan Matthews", age 15, born in Alabama;
"Emily Matthews", age 12, born in Alabama;
"Thomas Matthews", age 2, born in Alabama;
"Chloe Matthews", female age 99, born in South Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page 654, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Mary Matthews1

#2654, b. circa 1876
Last Edited6 Aug 2017
Father*William Matthews1 b. c 1846
Mother*Nancy (?)1 b. c 1848
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1876Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census19 June 1880(Head of Household) William Matthews; Beat 9, Enum Dist 64, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "William Matthews", age 34, Idle, born Georgia, parents born Georgia;
"Nancy", wife age 32, keeping house, born Georgia, parents born South;
"James E.", son age 8, born Alabama;
"Whit", son age 7, born Alabama;
"Mary", daughtr age 4, born Alabama;
"Willie", daughter age 2, born Alabama;
"Earnest", son age 3 months, born Alabama.
Nieghbor to James Madison Mathews family.2 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale County, Alabama, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale County, Alabama, Census page 25, ancestry image 8 of 23, Ancestry.com.

Mary F. Matthews1

#427, b. circa 1851
Last Edited13 Jan 2002
Father*William Edward Matthews1 b. 2 Oct 1825, d. 8 Feb 1886
Mother*Nancy J. (?)1 b. 1 May 1832, d. 26 Jun 1888
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1851Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*7 August 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 9 year old girl, born in Alabama, attending school.1 
Witness: William Edward Matthews

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.607, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Mary M. Matthews1

#460, b. 29 January 1829, d. 26 March 1924
Last Edited13 Jan 2002
Name VariationMathews 
Married NameMartin1 
Birth*29 January 18291 
Death*26 March 19241 
Burial*March 1924Claybank Cemetery, Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S32] Dale County, Alabama Cemetery Records, 1948, www.snowhill.com/~library/Cemeteries%20of%20Dale%20
    County/a.cemetery.claybank.html, Ozark - Dale County Public Library.

Mary S. Matthews1

#2190, b. circa 1846
Last Edited26 Jan 2005
Father*William W. Matthews1 b. c 1815
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1821
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1846Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census11 August 1860William W. Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#798, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Wm W. Matthews" head of household, male age 45, farmer real estate $720, personal $3090, born in South Carolina;

"Mary Matthews", age 37, born in Alabama;
"Harriet S. Matthews", age 19, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Rebecca A. Matthews", age 16, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Mary S. Matthews", age 14, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Edward P. Matthews", age 12, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Sherwood M. Matthews", age 9, born in Alabama;
"Elbert M. Matthews", age 6, born in Alabama;
"Melvina Matthews", age 3, born in Alabama;
Minty V. Matthews", age 3 months, born in Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 615, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page 615, Ancestry.com.

Mellon Thoory Matthews1

#258, b. 14 June 1832, d. 28 January 1896
Last Edited22 Sep 2009
Father*Elisha Matthews2 b. 15 May 1803, d. 4 Jun 1889
Mother*Lacey Dowling2 b. 23 Nov 1804, d. 25 Oct 1884

Family

Rebecca (?) b. c 1840
Marriage*say 1860Rebecca (?); date a guess3 
Children 1.Albert B. Matthews3 b. c 1862
 2.Ulie D. Matthews3 b. c 1867
 3.Augusta C. Matthews3 b. c 1869
 4.Nancy A. Matthews3 b. c 1876
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*14 June 18321 
Marriage*say 1860Rebecca (?); date a guess3 
(Resident) Census10 August 1860(Head of Household) Elisha Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 786, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Elisha Matthews, head, male age 55, farmer, $2000 real estate, $8000 personal property, born in SC;
Lacey, female age 54, born South Carolina;
Melon, male age 26, farm laborer, born Alabama;
Telitha, female age 21, born Alabama;
Elizabeth, female age 18, born Alabama;
Margaret, age 15, attending school, born Alabama.
2 
Military*between August 1862 and 1865CSA, 53rd Alabama Infantry, "Partisan Rangers", Co E.; enlisted as a Private in this mounted infantry regiment1 
Census*3 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Daleville, ED62, pg6, hh51, Dale County, Alabama, USA; household:
"Mellen T. Matthews", head, white male age 28, farmer, born AL;
"Rebeca Matthews", wife age 40, born AL;
"Albert B. Matthews", son age 18, born AL;
"Ulie D. Matthews", daughter age 13, born AL;
"Augusta C. Matthews", daughter age 11, born AL;
"Nancy A. Matthews", daughter age 4, born AL.3 
Resident: Rebecca (?)
Resident: Albert B. Matthews
Resident: Ulie D. Matthews
Resident: Augusta C. Matthews
Resident: Nancy A. Matthews
Death*28 January 18961 
Burial*January 1896Claybank Cemetery, Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, USA4,5 

Citations

  1. [S31] Confederate Veterans Buried in Dale County Alabama, http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1767/Homer.txt, Claybank Cemetery, Andrews Avenue, Ozark, Alabama. Hereinafter cited as Confederates Buried Dale County.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 613, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale County, Alabama, Daleville District, ancestry.com img pg 6, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S31] Confederates Buried Dale County, http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1767/Homer.txt
  5. [S32] Dale County, Alabama Cemetery Records, 1948, www.snowhill.com/~library/Cemeteries%20of%20Dale%20
    County/a.cemetery.claybank.html, Ozark - Dale County Public Library.

Melvina Matthews1

#2194, b. circa 1857
Last Edited26 Jan 2005
Father*William W. Matthews1 b. c 1815
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1821
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1857Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census11 August 1860William W. Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#798, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Wm W. Matthews" head of household, male age 45, farmer real estate $720, personal $3090, born in South Carolina;

"Mary Matthews", age 37, born in Alabama;
"Harriet S. Matthews", age 19, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Rebecca A. Matthews", age 16, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Mary S. Matthews", age 14, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Edward P. Matthews", age 12, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Sherwood M. Matthews", age 9, born in Alabama;
"Elbert M. Matthews", age 6, born in Alabama;
"Melvina Matthews", age 3, born in Alabama;
Minty V. Matthews", age 3 months, born in Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 615, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page 615, Ancestry.com.

Mike Matthews1

#2337, b. 1775
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*1775North Carolina, USA1 
Cen-Head*13 November 1850Division 20, hh#666, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "Mike Matthews", age 75, born NC, blind, property $1000;
"Martha Matthews", age 68, born SC (Martha not entered in database).2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford County, GA, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford County, GA, census pg 827, stamped pg 426, Ancestry.com.

Minty V. Matthews1

#2195, b. 1860
Last Edited26 Jan 2005
Father*William W. Matthews1 b. c 1815
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1821
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*1860Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census11 August 1860William W. Matthews, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#798, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Wm W. Matthews" head of household, male age 45, farmer real estate $720, personal $3090, born in South Carolina;

"Mary Matthews", age 37, born in Alabama;
"Harriet S. Matthews", age 19, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Rebecca A. Matthews", age 16, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Mary S. Matthews", age 14, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Edward P. Matthews", age 12, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Sherwood M. Matthews", age 9, born in Alabama;
"Elbert M. Matthews", age 6, born in Alabama;
"Melvina Matthews", age 3, born in Alabama;
Minty V. Matthews", age 3 months, born in Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 615, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page 615, Ancestry.com.

Moses Matthews1

#430, b. circa 1773, d. 9 March 1868
Last Edited5 Oct 2009
Father*Moses Matthews2 b. s 1750, d. 1794

Family 1

say 1799Darlington County, South Carolina, USA; Millie (married Benjamin Andrews), Rachel (married Benson Hughes), and Elizabeth (married Elias Sansbury)2 
Child 1.John Matthews2 b. c 1795

Family 2

Mary A. Truitt b. c 1787, d. 8 Aug 1867
Marriage*say 1802Mary A. Truitt; Darlington County, South Carolina, USA; Mary Truitt was the sister of Moses' first wife3,2 
Child 1.Elisha Matthews+5 b. 15 May 1803, d. 4 Jun 1889
NoteElisha Matthews; these Matthews came from Virginia, to Sampson County, NC, to Dale County AL.2 
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*circa 1773Sampson County, North Carolina, USA3 
Marriage*say 1793Darlington County, South Carolina, USA; to a Truitt, daughter of Elijah and Mary (Polk) Truitt2 
(Witness) Death1794Moses Matthews; Darlington County, South Carolina, USA2 
(Witness) Will10 December 1794Moses Matthews; Darlington District Court, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA; will dated March 21, 1794, naming Enos Matthews, Moses Matthews, Jr, John Matthews, and Edmond Matthews (apparently sons), along with two sons-in-law and two grandsons by his first wife2 
Marriage*say 1802Mary A. Truitt; Darlington County, South Carolina, USA; Mary Truitt was the sister of Moses' first wife3,2 
Residence*1825Mary A. Truitt; Dale County, Alabama, USA2 
Migration*2 March 1825Elisha Matthews; Dale County, Alabama, USA4 
Cen-Head*10 August 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 87 years old, farmer, born in North Carolina. He had real estate assets listed at $2000. and personal property at $22357. There were several other Matthews nearby - no known relationship to us so not entered.3 
Witness: Mary A. Truitt
Witness: Rachael Hughes
(Witness) Cen-Enum10 August 1860Mary A. Truitt, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 73 years old, born in South Carolina, not a reader or writer.3 
(Witness) Cen-Enum10 August 1860Rachael Hughes, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 62 years old, born in South Carolina, living in the household of Moses and Mary A. Matthews.3 
Death*9 March 1868Dale County, Alabama, USA; buried Old Union Cemetery2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.607, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S354] Early History of Southeast Alabama, Author W. L. Andrews, 1899, retyped by Eustus Howard Hayes, Sept 21, 1973, originally published in The Southern Star newspaper, Ancestry.com, http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH36,56464.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.613, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S207] Val L. McGee, Claybank Memories, A History of Dale County, Alabama (, page 13; P. O. Box 1231, Ozark, AL 36361: Dale County Historical Society,, DAR Library.
  5. [S207] Val L. McGee, Claybank Memories , page 27, DAR Library.

Moses Matthews1

#2426, b. say 1750, d. 1794
Last Edited5 Oct 2009

Family

Child 1.Moses Matthews+1 b. c 1773, d. 9 Mar 1868
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*say 1750Virginia, USA1 
Residence*say 1770Neuse River area, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*married twice1 
Military*say 1778Revolutionary War1 
Residencesay 1785Darlington County, South Carolina, USA1 
Death*1794Darlington County, South Carolina, USA1 
Witness: Moses Matthews
Will*10 December 1794Darlington District Court, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA; will dated March 21, 1794, naming Enos Matthews, Moses Matthews, Jr, John Matthews, and Edmond Matthews (apparently sons), along with two sons-in-law and two grandsons by his first wife1 
Witness: Moses Matthews

Citations

  1. [S354] Early History of Southeast Alabama, Author W. L. Andrews, 1899, retyped by Eustus Howard Hayes, Sept 21, 1973, originally published in The Southern Star newspaper, Ancestry.com, http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH36,56464.

Moses G. Matthews1

#448, b. 17 June 1822, d. 17 February 1877
Last Edited27 Mar 2010
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*17 June 1822USA1 
Marriage*Martha A. (?)1 
Military*CSA, 5th Battalion, Florida Cavalry, Dale County, Alabama, USA2 
Death*17 February 1877USA1 
Witness: Martha A. (?)
Burial*February 1877Union Cemetery, Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S45] Union Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions, Dale County Alabama , www.snowhill.com/~library/Cemeteries%20of%20Dale%20
    County/a.cemetery.union.html, 28 June 1948, Ozark - Dale County Public Library.
  2. [S31] Confederate Veterans Buried in Dale County Alabama, http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1767/Homer.txt, http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1767/Homer.txt. Hereinafter cited as Confederates Buried Dale County.

Moss? Matthews1

#525, b. between 1770 and 1780
Last Edited21 Jan 2006
Note*possibly same as Moses, person #430 
Name VariationMathews 
Birth*between 1770 and 17801 
Cen-Head*1830AL Dale Co Census 1830; pb220, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Moss? Matthews", female age 50-60, with females 1 20-30 and 1 u5. Lived near Elisha Matthews #3782 

Citations

  1. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Dale County Alabama, census stamped pg 220, ancestry.com image pg 7, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Dale County Alabama, ancestry.com image page 7, census pg 220A, Ancestry.com.