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Absalom Jackson MATTHEWS

Male Cal 1834 -


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  • Name Absalom Jackson MATTHEWS  [1
    Nickname Jack 
    Born Cal 1834  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation U.S. Military Civil War Veteran (Union) 
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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  [5
    Age: 16y 
    • He was recorded as the son of "Charnal Mathews" and was 16 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, District #20 [MATTHEWS, Charnall]
    1850 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, District #20 [MATTHEWS, Charnall]
    Military Service From 21 Aug 1862 to 8 Jun 1865  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 110th IL INF., Co. A Pvt

      Name MATHUS, A JOHN
      Rank PVT
      Company A
      Unit 110 IL US INF CON

      Personal Characteristics
      Residence RICHVIEW, WASHINGTON CO, IL
      Age 28
      Height 5' 5 1/2
      Hair BLACK
      Eyes BLACK
      Complexion DARK
      Marital Status MARRIED
      Occupation FARMER
      Nativity RICHVIEW, WASHINGTON CO, IL

      Service Record
      Joined When AUG 21, 1862
      Joined Where ASHLEY, IL
      Joined By Whom CPT TOPPING
      Period 3 YRS
      Muster In SEP 11, 1862
      Muster In Where ANNA, IL
      Muster In By Whom N/A
      Muster Out JUN 8, 1865
      Muster Out Where WASHINGTON, DC
      Muster Out By Whom LT SCROGGS
      Remarks N/A
    FindAGrave
    Buried Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • block 10 row 6 lat. Q
    Gravestone for MATTHEWS, Absalom J.
    Gravestone for MATTHEWS, Absalom J.
    Person ID I5605  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2016 

    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 
    Family ID F1963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca A. JONES 
    Married 8 Dec 1855  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Lic. app. filed 5 Dec. 1855. Married by Simeon Walker, Elder of M.E. Church
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F2081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Cal 1834 - , , , 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 Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 16y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #20, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Dec 1855 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - From 21 Aug 1862 to 8 Jun 1865 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, 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

  • Sources 
    1. [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).

    2. [S958] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, District #20, p. 259 (penned), p. 130A (stamped), dwelling 461, family 461, Charnal Mathews; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 July 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 131 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S959] 1860 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Richview T2S R1W, p. 687 (penned), dwelling 217, family 214, C. Mathews; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 July 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 235 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [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).

    5. [S958] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, District #20, p. 259 (penned), p. 130A (stamped), dwelling 461, family 461, Charnal Mathews; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 July 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 131 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S895] "Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isaveterans/civilmustersrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), entry for "MATHUS, A. John" (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S1191] Washington County, Illinois, "Marriage Register", Book A, p. 45, line 16 (8 Dec 1855); Matthews-Jones; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1097] Kay Jetton and Elda Jones, compilers, Washington County, Illinois marriage records 1831-1869, (Marissa, IL : Marissa Historical and Genealogical Socity, 2007), p. 43 (Reliability: 2).