Brinkley Family History

Cleo Ernest MatthewsAge: 39 years19201960

Name
Cleo Ernest Matthews
Birth August 30, 1920 37 30
Birth of a daughter
#1
Linda Sue Matthews

Birth of a daughter
#2
Marilyn Matthews

Birth of a son
#3
Allen Dean Matthews

Birth of a sisterAlice Mae Matthews
February 25, 1923 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherLloyd James “Bud” Matthews
October 15, 1928 (Age 8 years)
Census April 17, 1930 (Age 9 years) Age: 9
Death of a maternal grandmotherFannie Kzar Bodenhamer
June 28, 19394:35 PM (Age 18 years)
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage, Hypertension, Diabetes
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 19 years)
Address: Rural Hazel Hill At his home southeast of the Oak Grove Church
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage due to Arterial Hypertension
Death of a maternal grandfatherJoseph Calaway Bayless
July 15, 195411:30 PM (Age 33 years)
Cause: Cardiovascular Disiease, Hypertension, and Excessive Heat
Occupation
Carpenter
yes

Event
Skills / Personality
yes

Note: Cleo was a skilled inventor known for making things with little resources. His brother Bud who was 8 years younger tells stories of assisting with these projects. Cleo made a small manually fed gasoline engine out of various items including pieces of a bicycle pump. Bud said the project was going great until the timing was a little off and it blew a piston. Cleo also made a rope making machine. Bud would turn the crank and as they moved up it would make great pieces of rope out of binding twine. Cleo was also interested in model railroading. Making complete working scenes with paper mache.
Death June 18, 19604:30 AM (Age 39 years)
Address: Warrensburg Medical Center Inc.
Cause of death: Aplastic Anemia
Burial June 21, 1960 (3 days after death)
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father
mother
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
22 months
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
Eugene Carl Matthews
Birth: September 25, 1918 35 28Missouri, USA
Death: February 24, 1999Missouri, USA
23 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
sister
Margaret Frances Matthews
younger brother
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himself
wife
daughter
daughter
son

Event

Cleo was a skilled inventor known for making things with little resources. His brother Bud who was 8 years younger tells stories of assisting with these projects. Cleo made a small manually fed gasoline engine out of various items including pieces of a bicycle pump. Bud said the project was going great until the timing was a little off and it blew a piston. Cleo also made a rope making machine. Bud would turn the crank and as they moved up it would make great pieces of rope out of binding twine. Cleo was also interested in model railroading. Making complete working scenes with paper mache.