Brinkley Family History

Mark Fredrick MatthewsAge: 72 years19211994

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Mark Fredrick Matthews
Birth December 14, 1921 30 29

Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 18 years)
Address: Rural Hazel Hill At his home southeast of the Oak Grove Church
Cause: 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 of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 24, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a paternal grandmotherMattie Moore Matthews
September 27, 19507:50 PM (Age 28 years)
Address: 108 East Gay Street
Cause: Arterio Sclerosis, Heart Disease
Burial of a paternal grandmotherMattie Moore Matthews
September 29, 1950 (Age 28 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a fatherFred Glen Matthews
January 1971 (Age 49 years)
Death of a motherSarah Anna Bratton
November 1975 (Age 53 years)
Death November 13, 1994 (Age 72 years)

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