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MATTHEWS George W.

Male Cal 1840 - 1910  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name MATTHEWS George W.  [1, 2
    Born Cal 1840  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 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: < 5y 
    • 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: 10y 
    • He was recorded as the son of "Charnal Mathews" and was 10 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]
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  T2S R1W, Richview, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 21y 
    • He was recorded as the son of "C. Mathews" and was 21 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farm laborer", and Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Richview T2S, R1W [MATTHEWS, Charnall]
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Richview T2S, R1W [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  [7
    • 110th IL INF., Cos. A and D, Pvt

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

      Personal Characteristics
      Residence RICHVIEW, WASHINGTON CO, IL
      Age 24
      Height 5' 11 1/2
      Hair BROWN
      Eyes HAZEL
      Complexion LIGHT
      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
    Military Pension 7 Oct 1890  , , , Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Civil War Pension Index Card for MATTHEWS, George W. (from Ancestry.com)
    Civil War Pension Index Card for MATTHEWS, George W. (from Ancestry.com)
    Civil War Pension Index Card for MATTHEWS, George W. (from Footnote.com)
    Civil War Pension Index Card for MATTHEWS, George W. (from Footnote.com)
    FindAGrave
    Buried Nov 1910  Fairview Cemetery, Melrose, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died 28 Nov 1910  [9
    Person ID I5607  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Oct 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 DONALDSON Elizabeth 
    Married 24 Jul 1860  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Marriage Book B, p. 219 Washington Co IL
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F2034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Cal 1840 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 5y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 10y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #20, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 21y - 1 Jun 1860 - T2S R1W, Richview, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1860 - , , 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 MapsMilitary Pension - 7 Oct 1890 - , , , Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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

    2. [S1011] Biographical and historical record of Clarke County, Iowa.... (Chicago : Lewis Bub. Co., 1886), (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1886), p. 326 (Reliability: 2).

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

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

    5. [S958] Illinois. Washington County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2009 (Reliability: 3).

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

    7. [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, George W." (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1073] “Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861–1934.” Database and images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S1074] "Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index." Database and digital images. Fold3.com., (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 2011-present), George W. Matthews (110 Ill. Inf., Co. A, Pvt) index card; imaged from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, T289 (Washington, D.C. : National Archives, 1949), no roll number cited (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S755] Find A Grave. Database and Digital Images., Website: Find A Grave., (http://findagrave.com: accessed 8 October 2016), memorial page for G.W. Matthews (1838-1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22692629, citing Fairview Cemetery, Melrose, Cherokee County, Kansas (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S1097] Jetton, Kay and Elda Jones, compilers. Washington County, Illinois marriage records 1831-1869, (Marissa, IL : Marissa Historical and Genealogical Socity, 2007), p. 42 (Reliability: 2).