Mary Jane Mathews

about 1856–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Mathews was born about 1856, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel Hope Mathews, was 23 and her mother, Ceclia Melton, was 21. She lived in Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Hope Mathews
1833–1916
Ceclia Melton
1835–
Mary Jane Mathews
1856–
Robert G Mathews
1859–
Margaret Mathews
1863–
Elisabeth Manda Mathews
1869–
Mathews
Laura Mathews
1868–1942
Mattie Mathis
1871–
John Nubern Mathews
1878–

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 5

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Mary A Mathews in household of Daniel H Mathews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Jane Mathews in household of Daniel Mathews, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Jane Mathews - Published information: Census record: birth-name: Mary Jane Mathews

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