Brinkley Family History

George Washington MatthewsAge: 82 years18571940

Name
George Washington Matthews
Given names
George Washington
Surname
Matthews
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George's Death Certificate lists his parents as William Matthews and Sallie Wilson.

Birth May 10, 1857 46 46
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The obituary states George Matthews was born in Johnson County, Missouri on May 10, 1857.

Birth of a brotherAndrew Matthews
January 1860 (Age 2 years)
Census June 7, 1860 (Age 3 years)
Death of a motherSarah “Sallie” Wilson
February 9, 1870 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: Warrensburg Township, Page 7, Line 2
Burial of a motherSarah “Sallie” Wilson
February 1870 (Age 12 years)
Cemetery: McGinness Cemetery
Census July 2, 1870 (Age 13 years) Age: 12
MarriageAlice Cora RoachView this family
June 29, 1876 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Arzula Esther “Zula” Matthews
March 14, 1877 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Margarett Belle Matthews
February 26, 1880 (Age 22 years)
Census June 11, 1880 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3
George Edward Matthews
October 26, 1882 (Age 25 years)
Death of a wifeAlice Cora Roach
about 1885 (Age 27 years)

Burial of a wifeAlice Cora Roach
about 1885 (Age 27 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of one spouseAlice Cora RoachView this family
1885 (Age 27 years)

MarriageMattie Moore MatthewsView this family
April 5, 1888 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Birdie Jane Matthews
April 9, 1889 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Fred Glen Matthews
August 16, 1891 (Age 34 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Matthews
September 10, 1893 (Age 36 years)
Burial of a fatherWilliam Matthews
September 1893 (Age 36 years)
Tombstone, William Matthews of Antrim Ireland
Tombstone, William Matthews of Antrim Ireland

Note: I took this photo May 24, 2002.


Tombstone, William Matthews of Antrim Ireland (closeup)
Tombstone, William Matthews of Antrim Ireland (closeup)

Note: I took this photo May 24, 2002.

Birth of a son
#6
Frank Lee Matthews
December 17, 1893 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Walter DeWitt Matthews
July 1, 1897 (Age 40 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam Lane MarshArzula Esther “Zula” MatthewsView this family
February 23, 1898 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Earl Thomas Matthews
June 30, 1899 (Age 42 years)
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 43 years) Age: 43
Birth of a son
#9
Robert Nathaniel “Bob” Matthews
January 9, 1901 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam WardenMargarett Belle MatthewsView this family
1901 (Age 43 years)

Marriage of a childJames Thomas FarrellBirdie Jane MatthewsView this family
1902 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a daughter
#10
Mattie Alice Matthews
June 9, 1904 (Age 47 years)
Source:

Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 17 Sep 1996, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.28320.40

Death of a brotherThomas J. Matthews
January 20, 1906 (Age 48 years)
Burial of a brotherThomas J. Matthews
January 22, 1906 (Age 48 years)
Cemetery: Liberty Cemetery
Tombstone, Thomas Matthews & his wife Mary E. McCann
Tombstone, Thomas Matthews & his wife Mary E. McCann

Note: Thomas Matthews 1834 - 1906 -- His Wife Mary E. McCann 1847 - 1899

Death of a sisterJane Matthews
July 5, 1907 (Age 50 years)
Text:

Weant, Kenneth. Lafayette, Missouri, USA 3665 Deaths Reported in The Higginsville Advance, 3 January 1891 to 22 December 1905. [database online] Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999. Weant, Kenneth. Lafayette, Missouri, USA 5245 Deaths Reported in The Higginsville Advance, 8 January 1906 to 24 December 1920. [database online] Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.

Burial of a sisterJane Matthews
1907 (Age 49 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Birth of a son
#11
Archie Collins Matthews
March 1, 1908 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childFred Glen MatthewsSarah Anna BrattonView this family
1908 (Age 50 years)

Census April 21, 1910 (Age 52 years) Age: 53
Birth of a son
#12
Infant Matthews
1911 (Age 53 years)

Death of a sonInfant Matthews
May 7, 1911 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childWalter DeWitt MatthewsEmeline PageView this family
1913 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a daughter
#13
Lucille Ritta Matthews
November 1, 1914 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherJames Matthews
January 10, 1917 (Age 59 years)
Burial of a brotherJames Matthews
after January 10, 1917 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childFrank Lee MatthewsEsta Mae McFerrinView this family
1923 (Age 65 years)

Marriage of a childRoy E. BrattonMattie Alice MatthewsView this family
December 22, 1923 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Matthews
January 8, 1927 (Age 69 years)
Cause: OLD AGE
Burial of a brotherRobert Matthews
January 11, 1927 (Age 69 years)
Marriage of a childRobert Nathaniel “Bob” MatthewsElla Mae ThomasView this family
August 19, 1927 (Age 70 years)
Marriage of a childEarl Thomas MatthewsNaomi M. WilsonView this family
August 31, 1928 (Age 71 years)
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 72 years) Age: 72
Marriage of a childClarence W. HuffmanLucille Ritta MatthewsView this family
May 5, 1930 (Age 72 years)

Death of a sisterMartha Ann “Mattie” Matthews
January 19, 1935 (Age 77 years)
Cause: Chronic Myocarditis, Myocardial Degeneration (years), and Acute Bronchitis (2 days)
Burial of a sisterMartha Ann “Mattie” Matthews
January 20, 1935 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Liberty Cemetery
Death March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 82 years)
Address: Rural Hazel Hill At his home southeast of the Oak Grove Church
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage due to Arterial Hypertension
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The death certificate incorrectly records George's father as being from Iowa. I cannot explain that.

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Long Illness Ends

For G. W. Matthews Services for Resident Of Oak Grove Community

Held Sunday Afternoon

George W. Matthews, 82, died early Saturday morning at his home southeast of the Oak Grove church where the greater part of his life was spent. He had been an invalid for 12 years. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Oak Grove church conducted by the Rev. R. P. Keathley of Morrisville, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister. J. C. Sheperd, Horace McCullock, Raymond Schooling and W.L. Denney, accompanied by Mrs. Clay Robbins, sang "Good Will Take Care of You" and Mr. Denney sang "God's Tomorrow". Burial was in the Oak Grove cemetery and the following grandchildren were pallbearers: George and Herbert Warden, Russell and Alberta Marsh, Clarence, G. D. Mark and Calvin Matthews. Mr. Matthews, who was born in Johnson County May 10, 1857, was a son of William and Susan Wilson Matthews. He married Alic Roach and they were parents of three children. Mrs. Zula Marsh of Lafayette County, Mrs. William Warden and Ed Matthews both of Warrensburg. After the death of this wife, he married Mattie Matthews, who survives. To them were born nine children, who with their mother are left. They are Fred of Odesa; Frank of north of Warrensburg; Mrs. Tom Farrell, and Earl Matthews of Kansas City; Mrs. Mattie Bratton, Mrs. Lucille Huffman, Archie, Walter and Robert, all of north of Warrensburg. Others left are about 40 grandchildren and nearly as many great-grandchildren. Early in life Mr. Matthews united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church and remained a loyal member throughout his life.


Burial March 24, 1940 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1830Ireland
18 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
22 months
elder brother
7 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Family with Alice Cora Roach - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: June 29, 1876Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
8 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
Family with Mattie Moore Matthews - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 5, 1888Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
1 year
daughter
Birdie Jane Matthews
Birth: April 9, 1889 31 18Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, USA
Death: February 10, 1974Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA
2 years
son
2 years
son
4 years
son
2 years
son
Earl Thomas Matthews
Birth: June 30, 1899 42 28Aullville, Lafayette, Missouri, USA
Death: October 19, 1963Colorado Spings, El Paso, Colorado
18 months
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
4 years
son
4 years
daughter

BirthObituary, George W. Matthews (1857-1940)
Text:

The obituary states George Matthews was born in Johnson County, Missouri on May 10, 1857.

NameFamily Tree, Matthews Family Bible
NameDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 11449), George W. Matthews
Text:

George's Death Certificate lists his parents as William Matthews and Sallie Wilson.

DeathDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 11449), George W. Matthews
Text:

The death certificate incorrectly records George's father as being from Iowa. I cannot explain that.

DeathObituary, George W. Matthews (1857-1940)
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Long Illness Ends

For G. W. Matthews Services for Resident Of Oak Grove Community

Held Sunday Afternoon

George W. Matthews, 82, died early Saturday morning at his home southeast of the Oak Grove church where the greater part of his life was spent. He had been an invalid for 12 years. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Oak Grove church conducted by the Rev. R. P. Keathley of Morrisville, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister. J. C. Sheperd, Horace McCullock, Raymond Schooling and W.L. Denney, accompanied by Mrs. Clay Robbins, sang "Good Will Take Care of You" and Mr. Denney sang "God's Tomorrow". Burial was in the Oak Grove cemetery and the following grandchildren were pallbearers: George and Herbert Warden, Russell and Alberta Marsh, Clarence, G. D. Mark and Calvin Matthews. Mr. Matthews, who was born in Johnson County May 10, 1857, was a son of William and Susan Wilson Matthews. He married Alic Roach and they were parents of three children. Mrs. Zula Marsh of Lafayette County, Mrs. William Warden and Ed Matthews both of Warrensburg. After the death of this wife, he married Mattie Matthews, who survives. To them were born nine children, who with their mother are left. They are Fred of Odesa; Frank of north of Warrensburg; Mrs. Tom Farrell, and Earl Matthews of Kansas City; Mrs. Mattie Bratton, Mrs. Lucille Huffman, Archie, Walter and Robert, all of north of Warrensburg. Others left are about 40 grandchildren and nearly as many great-grandchildren. Early in life Mr. Matthews united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church and remained a loyal member throughout his life.

BurialTombstone, Oak Grove Cemetery in Johnson County, Missouri
BurialDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 11449), George W. Matthews
BurialObituary, George W. Matthews (1857-1940)
DeathDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 11449), George W. MatthewsDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 11449), George W. Matthews
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For G. W. Matthews Services for Resident Of Oak Grove Community

Held Sunday Afternoon

George W. Matthews, 82, died early Saturday morning at his home southeast of the Oak Grove church where the greater part of his life was spent. He had been an invalid for 12 years. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Oak Grove church conducted by the Rev. R. P. Keathley of Morrisville, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister. J. C. Sheperd, Horace McCullock, Raymond Schooling and W.L. Denney, accompanied by Mrs. Clay Robbins, sang "Good Will Take Care of You" and Mr. Denney sang "God's Tomorrow". Burial was in the Oak Grove cemetery and the following grandchildren were pallbearers: George and Herbert Warden, Russell and Alberta Marsh, Clarence, G. D. Mark and Calvin Matthews. Mr. Matthews, who was born in Johnson County May 10, 1857, was a son of William and Susan Wilson Matthews. He married Alice Roach and they were parents of three children. Mrs. Zula Marsh of Lafayette County, Mrs. William Warden and Ed Matthews both of Warrensburg. After the death of this wife, he married Mattie Matthews, who survives. To them were born nine children, who with their mother are left. They are Fred of Odesa; Frank of north of Warrensburg; Mrs. Tom Farrell, and Earl Matthews of Kansas City; Mrs. Mattie Bratton, Mrs. Lucille Huffman, Archie, Walter and Robert, all of north of Warrensburg. Others left are about 40 grandchildren and nearly as many great-grandchildren. Early in life Mr. Matthews united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church and remained a loyal member throughout his life.

BurialTombstone, George, Alice, & Mattie MatthewsTombstone, George, Alice, & Mattie Matthews
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