Archibald Matthews

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

The Life 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

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1820 United States Federal Census
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • 1830 United States Federal Census

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