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Elizabeth J. MATTHEWS

Female 1830 - Yes, date unknown



  • Name Elizabeth J. MATTHEWS  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1830  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Married/Alternate Name Elizabeth Elmore 
    Married/Alternate Name Elizabeth Goddard 
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Bond County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: > 5y 
    • She was possibly represented by a mark on the census for a female under the age of 5. Members of the household were:

      1 male under 5 - possibly William T.
      1 male 20-30 - most likely Charnel
      1 female under 5 - possibly Mary Ann
      1 female 5-10 - possibly Elizabeth
      1 female 20-30 - most likely Sarah
    1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Bond County [MATTHEWS, Charnel] - p.2
    1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Bond County [MATTHEWS, Charnel] - p.2
    1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Bond County [MATTHEWS, Charnel] - p.1
    1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Bond County [MATTHEWS, Charnel] - p.1
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: < 10y 
    • Charnall was indexed on Ancestry.com as "Charonet Mathes".
      The family was recorded as hashmarks for the following
      2 males > 5: These marks were for:
      George W. b. 1840, was >1 in 1840
      Elisha, b. 1838, was 1-2 in 1840
      2 males 5-9: these marks were for:
      Absalom, b. 1834, was 5-6 in 1840
      John Felix b. unknown, could have been in this age range; was not on the 1850 census, so must've died before 1850; must've been born then circa 1831-1835
      1 male 10-14: William T., b. 1827, was 12-13 in 1840
      1 male 30-39: Charnall, b 1803-1805 would have been age 34-37 in 1840

      1 female 5-9: Elizabeth, b. 1830, was 9-10 in 1840
      1 female 15-19: Mary Ann, was 1-9 in 1830; would have been aged 10-19 in 1840.
      1 female 30-39: His wife, Sarah, born 1803 would have been age 36-37 in 1840
    1840 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County [MATTHEWS, Charnel]
    1840 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County [MATTHEWS, Charnel]
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #20, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 20y 
    • She was recorded in the household of John L. Goddard and was 20 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was her reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, District #20 [GODDARD, John]
    1850 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, District #20 [GODDARD, John]
    Census 1855  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: > 20y 
    • John Goddard was recorded on the 1855 Illinois State Census in Washington County, Illinois. In his household were recorded one male, age 0-10 (his son, William C.); two males, age 20-30 (one is John; the other is unknown); one female, age 0-10 (his daughter, Mary Vienna); and one female, age 20-30 (his wife, Elizabeth J. Matthews). Five total people were within the household, one being marked as "militia". The value of the livestock was reported as $75.
    1855 Illinois State census, Washington County, [GODDARD, John]
    1855 Illinois State census, Washington County, [GODDARD, John]
    Signature 30 Jul 1864  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Signature, GODDARD, Elizabeth J.
    Signature, GODDARD, Elizabeth J.
    Census 1865  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Age: > 30y 
    • E.J. [Elizabeth J.] Goddard was recorded on the 1865 Illinois State Census in Washington County, Illinois. In her household were recorded one male, age 10-20 (her son, William C.); one female, age 0-10 (her daughter, Mary Vienna); and one female, age 30-40 (Elizabeth). Three total people were within the household. The value of the livestock was reported as $40.
    1865 Illinois State census, Washington County, [GODDARD, Elizabeth and MATTHEWS, Charnal]
    1865 Illinois State census, Washington County, [GODDARD, Elizabeth and MATTHEWS, Charnal]
    Signature 12 Sep 1867  , , Marion County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Signature, ELMORE, Elizabeth J.
    Signature, ELMORE, Elizabeth J.
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , Granby Twp., Newton County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 45y 
    • She was recorded as "Elizabeth Elmore" living in the household of William Elmore, and was 45 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was her reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Newton County, Granby [LAWHORN, William J.]
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Newton County, Granby [LAWHORN, William J.]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Richview, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Age: 50y 
    • She was recorded as the daughter of "Charnel Mathews" and was 50 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was her reported birthplace, and Virginia was the birthplace of both her father and mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Richview [MATTHEWS, Charnall]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Richview [MATTHEWS, Charnall]
    FamilySearch ID
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4309  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2018 

    Father Charnall MATTHEWS,   b. Between 1803 and 1805, , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah SHINALT\SHINALL,   b. 1803, , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between 1820 and 1823  , , Maury County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Family ID F1963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John L. GODDARD,   b. 1827, , , Johnson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1863, Tennessee Valley, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1849  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 16, 17, 18
    Marriage Register of GODDARD, John L. and MATTHEWS, Elizabeth J.
    Marriage Register of GODDARD, John L. and MATTHEWS, Elizabeth J.
    Children 
     1. William C. GODDARD,   b. 18 Jun 1850, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Mary Vienna GODDARD,   b. 27 Aug 1855, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1921, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F1470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William ELMORE,   b. 1798,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Sep 1866  , , Clinton County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Marriage Certificate of ELMORE, William and GODDARD, Elizabeth J.
    Marriage Certificate of ELMORE, William and GODDARD, Elizabeth J.
    Children 
     1. Harry C. ELMORE,   b. Est 1869,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 May 2009 
    Family ID F1757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1830 - , , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 U.S. Census - Age: > 5y - 1 Jun 1830 - , , Bond County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 10y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1849 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 20y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #20, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: > 20y - 1855 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSignature - 30 Jul 1864 - , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: > 30y - 1865 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Sep 1866 - , , Clinton County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSignature - 12 Sep 1867 - , , Marion County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 45y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Granby Twp., Newton County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 50y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Richview, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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    Signature, GODDARD, Elizabeth J.
    Signature, GODDARD, Elizabeth J.

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4309&tree=1: accessed 15 December 2018), "Elizabeth J. MATTHEWS".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S825] Mary Ann Bohbrink, "Marriage Records - Washington County, Illinois 1847-1850," Looking Back from Washington County, Illinois, Spring 1978, p. 10 [listed as John L. "Godard" and Elizabeth J. Matthew]. (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1011] Biographical and Historical Record of Clarke County, Iowa containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each, a condensed history of the state of Iowa, portraits and biographies of the governors of the territory and state, engravings of prominent citizens in Clarke County, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Clarke County and its cities and villages, (Chicago : Lewis Pub. Co., 1886), p. 326. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1049] Washington County, Illinois, Record of Deaths to County Clerk, vol. 5 (Jan 1916 - Oct 1925), Registered No. 895 (10 Mar 1921), Mary Vienna Lawhorn; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville (Illinois). (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S84] 1920 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Ashley Township, p. 83 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 214, sheet 3-A, N. Third Street, dwelling 64, family 64, William Lawhorn household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 March 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 412, (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S700] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, District #20, p. 108 (stamped), dwelling 128, family 128, John Goddard; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 131, (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S1027] 1830 U.S. census, Bond County, Illinois, p. 216 (penned), line 28, Charnel Matthews; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 9 Aug 2010); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 25.

    7. [S1160] 1840 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, no township, p. 238 (stamped), line 22, Charnal Matthews; digital image 47 of 50, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 Nov 2014); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 72, (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S700] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, District #20, p. 108 (stamped), dwelling 128, family 128, John Goddard; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 131, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1017] 1855 Illinois State census, Washington County, [no page number specified], line 16, John "Godard" household; digital image 12 of 25, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 September 2010); citing Illinois State Census microfilm publication 103.008, roll 2195, (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S904] Deposition of Claimant, 9 Dec 1864, Elizabeth J. Goddard, widow’s pension application no. 45,157, certificate no. 117,964; service of John L. Goddard (Pvt., Co. K, 60th IL Infantry Volunteers, Civil War); Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., Application for Pension by Widow of John L. Goddard. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1019] 1865 Illinois State census, Washington County, p. 23, line 18, E.J. Goddard household; digital image 2 of 7, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 September 2010); citing Illinois State Census microfilm publication 103.010, roll 2186, (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S904] Deposition of Claimant, 9 Dec 1864, Elizabeth J. Goddard, widow’s pension application no. 45,157, certificate no. 117,964; service of John L. Goddard (Pvt., Co. K, 60th IL Infantry Volunteers, Civil War); Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., Affidavit of Mother Declaring Witnesses for Daughter's Birth. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S102] 1870 U.S. census, Newton County, Missouri, population schedule, Granby Township, p. 372 (stamped), dwelling 49, family 48, William Elmore household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 March 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 795, (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S962] 1880 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Richview, p. 56 (penned), dwelling 495, family 493, Charnal Mathews; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 July 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 256, (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S1027] 1830 U.S. census, Bond County, Illinois, p. 216 (penned), line 28, Charnel Matthews; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 9 Aug 2010); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 25, Marriage date is estimated as 1823 since the 1830 census for Charnal shows that his oldest child was between 5 and 10 years old.. (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S1029] Washington County, Illinois, "Marriage Register", Book A (8 Aug 1849); Godard-Matthews; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois, (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S904] Deposition of Claimant, 9 Dec 1864, Elizabeth J. Goddard, widow’s pension application no. 45,157, certificate no. 117,964; service of John L. Goddard (Pvt., Co. K, 60th IL Infantry Volunteers, Civil War); Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), entry for John L. Godard and Elizabeth J. Matthew, 8 August 1849; citing Washington County Marriages, vol. A, no license number. (Reliability: 2).

    19. [S904] Deposition of Claimant, 9 Dec 1864, Elizabeth J. Goddard, widow’s pension application no. 45,157, certificate no. 117,964; service of John L. Goddard (Pvt., Co. K, 60th IL Infantry Volunteers, Civil War); Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., copy of certificate of marriage included in pension extention. (Reliability: 3).