Brinkley Family History

Unknown

Name
Unknown
Birth
Birth of a brotherPatrick Mathews
July 6, 1783
Birth of a son
#1
Robert Matthews
August 1, 1799
Text:

The tombstone indicates Robert was born August 1, 1799.

Note: The census records we have for Robert indicate he was born in Ireland around 1805. Robert's tombstone in Liberty Cemetery shows he was 72 years, 11 months, and 19 days old when he died. This would mean he was born August 1, 1799.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Rose Matthews
about 1804

Birth of a son
#3
James Mathews
about 1805
Birth of a son
#4
Thomas Matthews
1810
Publication: Thanks to Scott Andersen, the Great-great-great grandson of Thomas Matthews, for providing this image of the original document.
Text:

The family record in this bible shows Thomas to have been born in 1810.

Birth of a son
#5
William Matthews
June 10, 1810
Birth of a daughter
#6
Jane Matthews
about 1817
Birth of a son
#7
David Matthews
1821
Birth of a son
#8
Andrew Mathews
between June 8, 1822 and July 22, 1822
Note: Andrew's age for the 1850, 1860, and 1870 census would seem to indicate he was born between June 8, 1822 and July 22, 1822.
Marriage of a childWilliam MatthewsSarah “Sallie” WilsonView this family
1830
Marriage of a childThomas MatthewsNancy Cleland “Agnes” WoodsView this family
June 19, 1835

Publication: Thanks to Scott Andersen, the Great-great-great grandson of Thomas Matthews, for providing this image of the original document.
Death of a sonJames Mathews
September 15, 1845
Burial of a sonJames Mathews
after September 15, 1845
McGinness Cemetery, Lafayette, Missouri, USA
Latitude: N38.9664 Longitude: W93.7947

Cemetery: McGinness Cemetery
Tombstone, James and Nancy Matthews
Tombstone, James and Nancy Matthews

Note: This photo was taken July 20, 2009. It was taken at an angle to enhance the inscription and then the perspective was modified by computer to correct the angle. The latin at the top "Momento Mori" basically translates to "Rember you shall die". The is a reminder to all of their impending death.
Note: (Left transcription James)
Note: (Right transcription Nancy)

Death of a sonThomas Matthews
April 18, 1859

Publication: Thanks to Scott Andersen, the Great-great-great grandson of Thomas Matthews, for providing this image of the original document.
Death of a daughterRose Matthews
August 21, 1865
Death of a brotherPatrick Mathews
June 26, 1870

Death

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himself
wife
son
Patrick Matthews
daughter
-11 years
son
-5 years
son
11 years
son
5 months
son
12 years
son
19 months
son
-17 years
daughter