Brinkley Family History

Virginia Mae MatthewsAge: 71 years19221994

Name
Virginia Mae Matthews
Married name
Virginia Mae Gunsaulis
Birth April 29, 1922 24 25

Birth of a sisterMarjorie Matthews
December 4, 1924 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherHubert W. Matthews
April 16, 1927 (Age 4 years)

MarriageRobert Clayton GunsaulisView this family
March 18, 1939 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 17 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 17 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Birth of a son
#1
Robert Dale Gunsaulis
September 21, 1940 (Age 18 years)

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 fatherWalter DeWitt Matthews
May 19, 1969 (Age 47 years)

Death of a sonRobert Dale Gunsaulis
April 6, 1972 (Age 49 years)

Death of a husbandRobert Clayton Gunsaulis
June 12, 1979 (Age 57 years)

Death of a motherEmeline Page
February 6, 1988 (Age 65 years)
Source:

Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from M through Z, Date of Import: 21 Sep 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.4.10305.174

Death of a brotherHubert W. Matthews
February 20, 1989 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a brotherHubert W. Matthews
about February 20, 1989 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: Odessa Cemetery
Tombstone, Hubert W. and V. Arlene Matthews, Odessa Cemetery
Tombstone, Hubert W. and V. Arlene Matthews, Odessa Cemetery

Note: I took this photo on August 9, 2009.

Death of a brotherJessie Calvin Matthews
September 2, 1990 (Age 68 years)
Source:

Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from M through Z, Date of Import: 21 Sep 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.4.10284.183

Death of a sisterMarjorie Matthews
November 21, 1991 (Age 69 years)

Death April 20, 1994 (Age 71 years)

Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1913
sister
sister
sister
sister
sister
elder brother
4 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Family with Robert Clayton Gunsaulis - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 18, 1939Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
18 months
son