Brinkley Family History

Birdie Jane MatthewsAge: 84 years18891974

Name
Birdie Jane Matthews
Married name
Birdie Jane Farrell
Birth April 9, 1889 31 18
Birth of a brotherFred Glen Matthews
August 16, 1891 (Age 2 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Matthews
September 10, 1893 (Age 4 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Matthews
September 1893 (Age 4 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 brotherFrank Lee Matthews
December 17, 1893 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter DeWitt Matthews
July 1, 1897 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a brotherEarl Thomas Matthews
June 30, 1899 (Age 10 years)
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 11 years) Age: 11
Birth of a brotherRobert Nathaniel “Bob” Matthews
January 9, 1901 (Age 11 years)
MarriageJames Thomas FarrellView this family
1902 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a sisterMattie Alice Matthews
June 9, 1904 (Age 15 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

Birth of a brotherArchie Collins Matthews
March 1, 1908 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a brotherInfant Matthews
1911 (Age 21 years)

Death of a brotherInfant Matthews
May 7, 1911 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a sisterLucille Ritta Matthews
November 1, 1914 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 50 years)
Address: Rural Hazel Hill At his home southeast of the Oak Grove Church
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage due to Arterial Hypertension
Text:

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

Text:

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 of a fatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 24, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a motherMattie Moore Matthews
September 27, 19507:50 PM (Age 61 years)
Address: 108 East Gay Street
Cause: Arterio Sclerosis, Heart Disease
Burial of a motherMattie Moore Matthews
September 29, 1950 (Age 61 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a brotherEarl Thomas Matthews
October 19, 1963 (Age 74 years)
Cause: Hepatic Failure Caused By Chronic Alcoholism
Burial of a brotherEarl Thomas Matthews
October 21, 1963 (Age 74 years)
Death of a husbandJames Thomas Farrell
1964 (Age 74 years)

Death of a half-sisterArzula Esther “Zula” Matthews
1964 (Age 74 years)

Death of a brotherWalter DeWitt Matthews
May 19, 1969 (Age 80 years)

Death of a brotherFrank Lee Matthews
October 9, 1970 (Age 81 years)
Death of a brotherFred Glen Matthews
January 1971 (Age 81 years)
Death of a half-sisterMargarett Belle Matthews
November 16, 1973 (Age 84 years)

Burial of a half-sisterMargarett Belle Matthews
November 1973 (Age 84 years)

Death February 10, 1974 (Age 84 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 5, 1888Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
1 year
herself
Birdie Jane Matthews
Birth: April 9, 1889 31 18Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, USA
Death: February 10, 1974Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Earl Thomas Matthews
Birth: June 30, 1899 42 28Aullville, Lafayette, Missouri, USA
Death: October 19, 1963Colorado Spings, El Paso, Colorado
18 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Alice Cora Roach - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: June 29, 1876Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
8 months
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
3 years
half-brother
Family with James Thomas Farrell - View this family
husband
herself
Birdie Jane Matthews
Birth: April 9, 1889 31 18Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, USA
Death: February 10, 1974Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA
Marriage: 1902