Brinkley Family History

Arzula Esther “Zula” MatthewsAge: 86 years18771964

Name
Arzula Esther “Zula” Matthews
Given names
Arzula Esther
Surname
Matthews
Nickname
Zula
Married name
Arzula Esther Marsh
Birth March 14, 1877 19 20
Birth of a sisterMargarett Belle Matthews
February 26, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Census June 11, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Edward Matthews
October 26, 1882 (Age 5 years)
Death of a motherAlice Cora Roach
about 1885 (Age 7 years)

Burial of a motherAlice Cora Roach
about 1885 (Age 7 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Marriage of a parentGeorge Washington MatthewsMattie Moore MatthewsView this family
April 5, 1888 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterBirdie Jane Matthews
April 9, 1889 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-brotherFred Glen Matthews
August 16, 1891 (Age 14 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Matthews
September 10, 1893 (Age 16 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Matthews
September 1893 (Age 16 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 half-brotherFrank Lee Matthews
December 17, 1893 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWalter DeWitt Matthews
July 1, 1897 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a half-brotherEarl Thomas Matthews
June 30, 1899 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Forrest Renick Marsh
September 19, 1899 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Edna Alice Marsh
October 14, 1900 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a half-brotherRobert Nathaniel “Bob” Matthews
January 9, 1901 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Russell Glen Marsh
September 16, 1902 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMattie Alice Matthews
June 9, 1904 (Age 27 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 daughter
#4
Minnie Lee Marsh
January 27, 1905 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#5
George Albert Marsh
October 17, 1906 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a half-brotherArchie Collins Matthews
March 1, 1908 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherInfant Matthews
1911 (Age 33 years)

Death of a half-brotherInfant Matthews
May 7, 1911 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLucille Ritta Matthews
November 1, 1914 (Age 37 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Lane Marsh
1925 (Age 47 years)

Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 63 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 63 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a sonGeorge Albert Marsh
1963 (Age 85 years)

Death of a half-brotherEarl Thomas Matthews
October 19, 1963 (Age 86 years)
Cause: Hepatic Failure Caused By Chronic Alcoholism
Burial of a half-brotherEarl Thomas Matthews
October 21, 1963 (Age 86 years)
Death 1964 (Age 86 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Zion Hill
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 29, 1876Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
8 months
herself
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Mattie Moore Matthews - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: April 5, 1888Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
1 year
half-sister
Birdie Jane Matthews
Birth: April 9, 1889 31 18Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, USA
Death: February 10, 1974Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
Earl Thomas Matthews
Birth: June 30, 1899 42 28Aullville, Lafayette, Missouri, USA
Death: October 19, 1963Colorado Spings, El Paso, Colorado
18 months
half-brother
3 years
half-sister
4 years
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
4 years
half-sister
Family with William Lane Marsh - View this family
husband
herself
son
13 months
daughter
23 months
son
2 years
daughter
21 months
son
daughter
Myrtle Elizabeth Marsh
daughter
Lillian Maude Marsh
daughter
Bessie Alma Marsh
daughter
Ella Grace Marsh

BirthResearch, Ella Matthews (Thomas), 1900 - 1977