Archibald Matthews

1790–after 1860 (Age 70)
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Archibald

When Archibald Matthews was born in 1790, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Mathews II, was 41 and his mother, Eleanor McKnight, was 41. He died after 1860, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Archibald Matthews
1790–1860
Jennie Chappel
1782–

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World Events (8)

1791
Age 1
Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Head Tax Law
Age 2
"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1812
Age 22
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (Ulster and County Louth): patronymic from the personal name Matthew . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, such as German Matthäus (from the personal name Matthäus, from Latin Matthaeus) and Slovenian Matavž (from an obsolete vernacular form of the personal name Matevž, from Latin Matthaeus). Compare Mathews .Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Mathghamhna (see McMahon ).

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

Possible Related Names

Matthew

Sources (8)

  • 1820 United States Federal Census
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • 1850 United States Federal Census

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