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MATTHEWS Absalom Jackson

Male Cal 1834 -


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  • Name MATTHEWS Absalom Jackson  [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 MATTHEWS Charnall,   b. Between 1803 and 1805, , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother SHINALT\SHINALL Sarah,   b. 1803, , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family JONES Rebecca A. 
    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.... (Chicago : Lewis Bub. Co., 1886), (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1886), Book: Bio and historical record of Clarke Co., IA., p. 326 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S958] Illinois. Washington County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2009, Census, U.S., 1850: MATTHEWS, Chanall. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S959] Illinois. Washington County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2009, Census, U.S., 1860: MATTHEWS, Chanall. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1160] Illinois. Washington County. 1840 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2014, Census, U.S., 1840: MATTHEWS, Charnall. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S958] Illinois. Washington County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2009, Census, U.S., 1850: MATTHEWS, Chanall. (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), IllinoisStateArchives: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database., entry for "MATHUS, A. John" (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S1191] Illinois. Washington County. "Marriage Register". Book A. Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois, Marriage: MATTHEWS, Absolom and Rebecca JONES. (Reliability: 3).

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