John Nubern Mathews

16 March 1878–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Nubern

When John Nubern Mathews was born on 16 March 1878, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Daniel Hope Mathews, was 44 and his mother, Ceclia Melton, was 42. He married Willie Lou Evans on 8 October 1906, in Haywood, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Civil District 1, Haywood, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Fayette, Tennessee, United States in 1930.

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John Nubern Mathews
Willie Lou Evans
Marriage: 8 October 1906
William Neburn Mathews
Perry Willis Mathews

Spouse and Children

8 October 1906
Haywood, Tennessee, United States


    William Neburn Mathews


    Perry Willis Mathews


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Mathew ; a variant spelling of Matthews . In the U.S., this form has absorbed some European cognates such as German Matthäus.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nornan Mathis in household of Darnell Mathis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John N Matthews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Mathews, "United States Census, 1920"

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